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Depression

  • By: Derek R. Hopko & Sarah M. C. Robertson
  • In: Encyclopedia of Counseling
  • Edited by: Frederick T. L. Leong
  • Subject:General Counseling & Psychotherapy, Counseling Psychology

Depression is a normal human emotion that is experienced periodically in the form of “sadness,” “disappointment,” “grief,” or being “down in the dumps.” It is not uncommon to experience these feelings, particularly if environmental experiences are unrewarding, stressful, negative, or ...

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