• Depression Glossary of Terms

Glossary of Terms
  • Insomnia: Habitual sleeplessness or inability to sleep.
  • Hormone: A regulatory substance produced in an organism and transported in tissue fluids such as blood or sap to stimulate specific cells or tissues into action.
  • Postpartum: Following childbirth.
  • Neurological: Deals with the nervous system and disorders affecting it.
  • Endocrine: Relating to glands which secrete hormones or other products directly into the blood
  • Body dysmorphic disorder: A psychiatric disorder characterized by excessive preoccupation with imagined defects in physical appearance.