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A 38-year-old female asked:

feeling depressed don't know why. can jealousy cause depression? i'm also a full time student and work part time could this be a sign of being stressed out?

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Dr. Julia Irwin
Psychiatry 26 years experience
many reasons: There are a variety of factors that predispose one to depression ranging from genetics, internal and external factors. You are doing a lot by being a full time student, working part time and trying to maintain a relationship. Personality factors can create a negative self image on oneself. I would recommend you get in to see a counselor at your school or seek one out in your community.
Dr. Gael Yonnet
Neurology 15 years experience
Yes and Yes.: Jealousy can cause mood imbalance. Life stressors can also lower the threshold one might have to deal with symptoms of depression. You may want to try an antidepressant. There are several available, some of which being quite cheap. Talk to your doctor about the options.

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