Definitions

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  • adjective of or pertaining to involution
  • adjective characterized by involution

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Examples

  • Initially operations were performed on a majority of patients with affective disorders, i.e. various types of depression, such as involutional depression, agitated depression and so on.

    Controversial Psychosurgery Resulted in a Nobel Prize

  • For example, in the old days, which is to say before the DSM-III, doctors talked about manic-depressive illness, in which patients alternated between those two poles; involutional psychotic reaction, a condition of delusional guilt and self-loathing that came on in middle age; and depressive neurosis, the garden-variety unhappiness that psychoanalysts treated in the Freudian heyday.

    MANUFACTURING DEPRESSION

  • Over the years, the condition has been called many things, including manic-depression, circular insanity, and involutional melancholia.

    The Ups and Downs of Raising a Bipolar Child

  • Over the years, the condition has been called many things, including manic-depression, circular insanity, and involutional melancholia.

    The Ups and Downs of Raising a Bipolar Child

  • Over the years, the condition has been called many things, including manic-depression, circular insanity, and involutional melancholia.

    The Ups and Downs of Raising a Bipolar Child

  • Over the years, the condition has been called many things, including manic-depression, circular insanity, and involutional melancholia.

    The Ups and Downs of Raising a Bipolar Child

  • We have not observed in our cases of _involutional melancholia_ any undue tendency to give individual reactions.

    A Study of Association in Insanity

  • We have here cases that are more or less closely allied to the paranoid form of dementia præcox, other cases that are apparently dependent upon involutional changes (Kraepelin's _praeseniler Beeinträchtigungswah_), still other cases that are characterized by absence or at least delay of mental deterioration, etc.

    A Study of Association in Insanity

  • This similarity is of interest in connection with other evidence, recently brought to light, [1] showing that involutional melancholia is closely related to manic-depressive insanity, if not identical with it.

    A Study of Association in Insanity

  • This work seemed to show that the most characteristic (non-coarsely-organic) cases of involutional origin were much given to delusions (each of 24 cases studied), somewhat more so than to the hypochondria and melancholia which we commonly ascribe to the involution period.

    The Journal of Abnormal Psychology

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