involutional psychosis

n.

A mental disturbance occurring during menopause or later life, characterized chiefly by depression.

Nearby words

  1. involuted,
  2. involutely,
  3. involution,
  4. involutional,
  5. involutional melancholia,
  6. involve,
  7. involved,
  8. involvedly,
  9. involvement,
  10. invt.


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