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Posted by: Elvira du Toit | 2011/02/11

DEPRESSION

I would like to know whether depression &  anxiety is a illness or a condition. Please explain.

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Both or neither. It depends totally on WHY you are defining it, and what definition is being used of illness or condition. Both terms are used for situations in which you don't feel well. Some might ask whether they are a disease, and by most definitions of diease, they would be.

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Posted by: cybershrink | 2011/02/12

Both or neither. It depends totally on WHY you are defining it, and what definition is being used of illness or condition. Both terms are used for situations in which you don't feel well. Some might ask whether they are a disease, and by most definitions of diease, they would be.

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Posted by: Liza | 2011/02/11

That depends entirely on how you define an illness and how you define a condition...

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