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A 20-year-old male asked:

Is it normal to feel sad and like you're going to cry when you're tired? i don't struggle with depression, but when i'm quite tired it feels like i could cry at a moments notice.

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Dr. Linda Kondilis
Clinical Psychology 10 years experience
Sleepy Tears: Yes, when we are sleepy we tend to be more emotionally vulnerable, less regulated. This article suggests that "our emotions run wild" http://science.howstuffworks.com/life/sleep-happiness3.htm
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