Example sentences for: depressives

How can you use “depressives” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • We are also told that “manic depression is a genetically transmitted syndrome” (when, in fact, no replicable genetic loci have yet been identified), that “a very high proportion of manic depressives become writers” (the lifetime prevalence rate of bipolar disorder is approximately 1%, and only a tiny proportion of that 1% are writers), and that “electrophysiology, because it is dangerous, is rarely performed” (electrophysiology tools—e.g.

  • But in Tokyo, Asahi Shimbun dwelt on the human cost of this, reporting a rapid rise in the number of Japanese businessmen diagnosed as psychotic depressives.

  • Since, like many self-hating depressives, I don't normally even get out of bed until at least noon, it sure felt weird dragging myself into the corner store to buy the morning editions of the New York Times and Wall Street Journal (for some reason they didn't have the Washington Post ) for the first time in, gee, um, oh, say, my entire life (I generally do get around to reading USA Today , but that's because I get paid to make fun of it) and wondering just how a longhair dropout like myself somehow ended up, for this one week anyway, being an actual official employee (of sorts) of our man Bill Gates, the Richest Guy in the Freaking Universe.

  • With regard to your comment about "self-hating depressives who don't get out of bed until noon," I have quite the opposite problem.


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