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For an adult who is considered "depressed," we find the world as being overwhelming, oppressive and, often, over stimulating. We perceive the world as requiring us to conform to behaviors that ignore our individual integrity, feelings or personal values regardless of our personal circumstances. Often, grieving over a loss, of a person or position, is not allowed or tolerated beyond a certain temporal expectation. We can either shrink from the world's demands by falling into a hopelessness and tendency to give up or we can become tenacious and contending and buy into actively opposing a perceived ...continue reading