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Sadness (Overview)

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.


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What to do about my sadness?

What to do about my sadness?

Sadness: Sadness is an emotional cue that is telling you something in your life is affecting you that you need to deal with. Confide in a friend and explore what may be affecting you. Also watch the free video addressing sadness on the soundmindz. Org website, it is also free on the anti anxiety app featured on the same site. Best. ...Read more

Sadness (Overview)

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.


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What to do if I cannot snap out of this sadness?

What to do if I cannot snap out of this sadness?

Be kind to yourself: Sadness is a normal part of being human. If you've been sad for a long time and think you might be clinically depressed then it might be helpful to consult a psychologist. It is not always easy to tell where normal sadness ends and depression begins. Be kind and patient with yourself. ...Read more

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I found my self evrytime in sadness in deepthinking?

I found my self evrytime in sadness in deepthinking?

Depression-ask help: Depression can be serious but there are good strategies to treat: read a book such as feeling good by david burns, exercise daily, avoid self medication with alcohol, and see your family doc to get help. ...Read more

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I no longer feel pain or sadness, what is wrong with me?

I no longer feel pain or sadness, what is wrong with me?

PROPER QUESTION!: I suspect something has happened that yoour mind is blocking from consciousness. Sometimes there is a thing too difficult for the mind to handle and it gets walled off. But that doesn't mean solved.
I really think you should have this evaluated and treated because a part of you seems to be missing. It may well be something where psychiatric help is what you need now. ...Read more

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Can there be a name for liking a certain type of sadness and where does it come from?

Nostalgia?: From late latin nostalgia, from ancient greek * νοσταλγία (nostalgia), from νόστος (nostos, “a return home”) + ἄλγος (algos, “pain, suffering”). ...Read more

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How can I cope with the sadness at watching people living their lives while I do nothing?

How can I cope with the sadness at watching people living their lives while I do nothing?

Comparisons: It sounds like you may be dealing with depression, and are comparing your life to others ("doing nothing" vs "living their lives.") this thought pattern will get you nowhere but further locked into envy, bitterness, and self-loathing -- none of which will improve life for you. Please tell your doctor about your state of mind & get help -- psychotherapy can be really useful. If needed, meds too. ...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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How can I cope with panic and sadness?

How can I cope with panic and sadness?

Together, these: Might signal depression, which is treatable by either a psychologist or psychiatrist. What are the causes? How long have the symptoms persisted? On the behavior side, learn to relax, meditate, do yoga, exercise. Try therapy. Severe cases benefit from medication support. Here's a reference for the anxiety part:

http://www. Psychologyproductsandservices. Com/page2.html ...Read more

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What causes sadness immediately after sex?

What causes sadness immediately after sex?

Rebound in the brain: A problem like this happens for a number of people. While we don't yet understand why, here's an idea provided by richard friedman, md: the sadness (sometimes referred to as "post-coital blues") could be a strong rebound effect in the brain after orgasm that makes some people feel sad. Ssri medications tend to decrease the intense pleasure of sex. They also may eliminate the post-coital blues. ...Read more

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Can my 21 week old fetus feel my sadness/emotions?

Can my 21 week old fetus feel my sadness/emotions?

Very probably so.: The maternal feelings affect endocrine and neuroimmune pathways thereby indirectly signaling the fetus that something is wrong. There is ample evidence that stress, anxiety, depression all increase the risk of preterm birth and poor fetal growth. ...Read more

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What to do about my panic and sadness, how to cope?

What to do about my panic and sadness, how to cope?

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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Is there a certain medication that works for sadness?

Is there a certain medication that works for sadness?

Sadness: Feeling sad is a normal emotion. However, if you predominantly feel sad even without a specific reason - it may warrant being checked for depression.Depression can also present with changes to sleep, appetite, energy level, self esteem, ability to feel joy, memory, decision making etc. Take care. ...Read more

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What are the effects of crying too much due to sadness?

What are the effects of crying too much due to sadness?

Sadness is the prob: Crying is obviously the result of the sadness.
The important question why is there so much sadness? It may be related to problems, conflicts, loss, disappointments, relationships etc. It is also possible that there is an underlying mood disorder. What is needed here is a mental health evaluation. The solution will probably be some kind of psychotherapy possibly with medication ...Read more

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Please explain why is anger easier to deal with than sadness?

Please explain why is anger easier to deal with than sadness?

Sadness: If you happen to be male, men are supposed to show dominance and aggression; sadness is looked down upon by society as weakness. ...Read more

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How do I deal with feelings of sadness and of loneliness during the day?

How do I deal with feelings of sadness and of loneliness during the day?

See below: We all might feel sad and lonely. Are these new feelings? Why are you feeling sad and lonely only during the day? What's happening? What's happening when you don't feel sad and lonely? If you're not employed, keep yourself occupied, hobbies? Volunteer maybe? Or part-time employment? If you're at work and that's happening, then re-evaluate your job. ...Read more

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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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What's a good way to handle feelings of sadness and loneliness during the day?

What's a good way to handle feelings of sadness and loneliness during the day?

Sadness & loneliness: Are signs that something needs to change. Seek psychological/psychiatric evaluation & counseling to guide your change of daily habits, self-concept, relationships, etc. Eliminate as much negative from your life as possible. Develop positive self-regard, attitudes, and outlook. Allow yourself to enjoy life & fill your life with enjoyable people & activities. Enjoy the challenge! ...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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I think I might be addicted to sadness. It's like a weight that pulls me down when I start to feel happy. Is this possible?

I think I might be addicted to sadness. It's like a weight that pulls me down when I start to feel happy. Is this possible?

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'm still suffering from so much sadness and sometimes I felt like I just want to stop breathing. I ate lots as eating becomes my outlet to relax.

I'm still suffering from so much sadness and sometimes I felt like I just want to stop breathing. I ate lots as eating becomes my outlet to relax.

AND: You consume lots of sugar------ right? That is the cause of your emotional problems and it is a serious course to take. Resist the temptation at your peril. ...Read more

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I think I havr biploar disorder. Bad decisions. Sadness, hopelesness etc. Please suggest a good medicine I may take. Mood stablizers something.

I think I havr biploar disorder. Bad decisions. Sadness, hopelesness etc. Please suggest a good medicine I may take. Mood stablizers something.

See dr: If you really have something like bipolar then you should really see a dr to be truly diagnosed first. If you are bipolar there are quite a few medicines including lamictal, Depakote and also of course lithium. Please see a dr like a psychitrist to get evaluated and treated appropriately. ...Read more

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What kind of doctor sees somebody for sadness?

Sadness: Sadness (which may indicate a mood disorder) is best managed by your primary care physician or a psychiatrist. ...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

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As a cancer spouse, how can I deal with my sadness?

As a cancer spouse, how can I deal with my sadness?

See below...: Families (spouses, children, sibs, parents) of cancer patients are usually the neglected part of the equation. So glad u're asking! Individual, group, couple &/or family psychotherapy can be very helpful... Ask ur doctor for referral... Connect with a therapist.... No sense in navigating thru such a lengthy & intense process alone, when professional assistance is available. Wishing you well. ...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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Why do I experience periods of happiness and periods of sadness?

Why do I experience periods of happiness and periods of sadness?

You're human: Really, everyone is in the same boat. We all have periods of happiness and sadness. If the periods begin interfering with your life or ability to participate fully in your usual activities, let your doctor know. You could have a mood disorder, which can be effectively treated. ...Read more

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Do you ever get a feeling of sadness when you wake up each morning?

Do you ever get a feeling of sadness when you wake up each morning?

See Below: Feeling sad, or low once in a while is a normal part of life. The bigger question, how are you going to deal with that feeling? Will you follow your usual routine and do things that you usually do when not feeling sad or will you, for example, just stay in bed because you woke up sad? The choice is yours. You can spend some time thinking why are you sad, but then get up and go about your day. ...Read more

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How do you make your feeling of sadness go away, without getting on pills?

How do you make your feeling of sadness go away, without getting on pills?

Breathe in, look up: I think it would be hard to live in this world and not be sad on occasion. So much loss, pain, heartache. So many people struggling. So much uncertainty. The key to emotion is to experience it and move through it, energy in motion as it were. When you're feeling down, breathe into it, feel it, then look up, around, count your blessings. Don't focus on what can't be done, do what you can do. ...Read more

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What do you suggest to relieve this horrible nervousness, sadness, and anxiety?

What do you suggest to relieve this horrible nervousness, sadness, and anxiety?

Reach out for help: You took the 1st step by asking the question, congratulations, but now pick up the phone and call a psychologist or a clinic and start working in therapy on all the above. You may want to consult with a psychiatrist about medication if "talk" therapy does not relieve your issues quickly enough. Good luck and let us know how you do. ...Read more