What is pure depression?

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Pure depression often results from excessive activity in the deep limbic system -- the brain’s emotional center. This type of anxiety and depression is associated with primary depressive symptoms that range from chronic mild sadness (also known as “dysthymia”) to crippling major depression where it’s difficult to even get out of bed.
 

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