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A 23-year-old male asked:

What is the medical cause of sudden depression? i know its related to serotonin deficiency but is there a reason for it happening so suddenly?

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Dr. Andrew Berry
Clinical Psychology 14 years experience
DEPRESSION: Get an evaluation from a psychiatrist to help identify what depression means to you and whatever else may be bothering you. Consider recommendations for medication if any are given. Get a referral for a reputable psychotherapist to speak with. Meds and therapy combined are most optimal; no just one or the other.

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Last updated Mar 13, 2015

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