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Why is it hard to look at a depressed person without feeling depressed myself?
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Dr. Chris Esguerra
Psychiatry
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In brief: Empathy
As social creatures, we often empathize and "feel" what others are emoting.
Our mirror neurons facilitate this. Some people are just more empathic and thus sensitive to the feelings of those around them, especially if they are close to them.

In brief: Empathy
As social creatures, we often empathize and "feel" what others are emoting.
Our mirror neurons facilitate this. Some people are just more empathic and thus sensitive to the feelings of those around them, especially if they are close to them.
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