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What would cause sadness, difficulty concentrating and making decisions?

What would cause sadness, difficulty concentrating and making decisions?

Talk to someone...: These symptoms spell depression, although u would need a few more symptoms to formally qualify for the diagnosis (sleep or appetite disturbance, tearfulness, sense of worthlessness, to name a few). However, even if the few symptoms u named are all there is, i recommend u talk to a therapist and explore more in depth what is going on emotionally, etc. Medication may or may not be needed... ...Read more

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Dr. Arthur Balin
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Sadness (Definition)

Depression may be described as feeling sad, blue, unhappy, miserable, or down in the dumps. Most of us feel this way at one time or another for short periods. Clinical depression is a mood disorder in which feelings of sadness, loss, anger, or frustration interfere with everyday life for an extended period of time. ...Read more


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Sadness..Irritation..Emotional outbursts..Feelings of uselessness. What do these together mean?

Sadness..Irritation..Emotional outbursts..Feelings of uselessness. What do these together mean?

Eval: This constellation of symptoms could be consistent with a mood disorder. Consider a comprehensive assessment by a doctoral level clinical psychologist or by a psychiatrist to better understand these symptoms. ...Read more

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What to do if I have heavy pangs of sadness hit me throughout the day i want them to stop?

What to do if I have heavy pangs of sadness hit me throughout the day i want them to stop?

Have you recently: lost a loved one or had some other trauma? You may be grieving. "Feeling Good" by David Burns is a good self-help book but a visit to a mental health professional can speed up your progress. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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Does fish oil or any other OTC drug or supplement work for depression/low mood?

Does fish oil or any other OTC drug or supplement work for depression/low mood?

Fish oil maybe: Definitely, there is or are supplements that can get you out of depressed stat. Please log on to www.Drernie.Co.Cc to find the best supplements. ...Read more

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Is there anything you can do to avoid the feeling of sadness? Is that impossible to try?

Is there anything you can do to avoid the feeling of sadness?  Is that impossible to try?

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. ...Read more

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I suffer from depression lately I have been feeling a dull ache in my chest it gets worse my sadness deepens shortness of breath and racing thoughts?

I suffer from depression lately I have been feeling a dull ache in my chest it gets worse my sadness deepens shortness of breath and racing thoughts?

Depression and pain: I agree with dr. Buhureska: see your medical doctor to rule out organic conditions. Assuming the primary source is emotional, you would be best served by capable psychotherapy and (possibly) anti-depressant medication. Many therapists now offer free initial evaluations. I would recommend you speak to a few to determine if one can help you. ...Read more

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I am short-tempered. Little sadness or pain get on my nerves and overthink about them. Any solutions please?

I am short-tempered. Little sadness or pain get on my nerves and overthink about them. Any solutions please?

Anger mamagement: Short tempered anger problems mood swings if not treated affect your surroundings can cause problems at home or in relationship so should get help before it's out of control .Aome people benefit from anger management ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: Persistent sadness?

Persistent Sadness: This refers to sadness or grief that extends days, weeks and even months in it's manifestations and therefore suggests significant concerns. This is different from transient sadness that comes and goes. ...Read more

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I have anger bursts, feelings of sadness/sorrow, and feel like crying for days at times. I can't take it & sometimes hate everyone. ?'s wrong with me?

I have anger bursts, feelings of sadness/sorrow, and feel like crying for days at times. I can't take it & sometimes hate everyone. ?'s wrong with me?

You sound depressed: Please see a psychiatrist as soon as possible. You state that you have ocd but are not on an ssri antidepressant. Please see a psychiatrist for a full diagnostic assessment and see a therapist for cognitive behavioral therapy. If you are suicidal, reach out to a friend or family. Or call 911 or go to the nearest emergency room. Best wishes. There is help available for you to feel a lot better. ...Read more