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What are the differences between sadness and depression?

10 doctors weighed in
Dr. Arthur Ciaramicoli
Clinical Psychology
5 doctors agree

In brief: Depression

Sadness is an emotion that lets us know we need to slow down and address certain issues in our lives.
Depression is often an inability to do sorrow work effectively, things mount and are unresolved and you mood suffers. Read the free articles on depression on the soundmindz.Org website for daily support.Best.

In brief: Depression

Sadness is an emotion that lets us know we need to slow down and address certain issues in our lives.
Depression is often an inability to do sorrow work effectively, things mount and are unresolved and you mood suffers. Read the free articles on depression on the soundmindz.Org website for daily support.Best.
Dr. Arthur Ciaramicoli
Dr. Arthur Ciaramicoli
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Dr. Neil Liebowitz
Psychiatry
4 doctors agree

In brief: Illness vs emotion

Sadness is an emotional reaction to a situation.
It is usually temporary or come and go related to the situation. Depression is an illness for which sadness maybe one symptom among many others including: loss of interest and pleasure, change in sleep, apetite, concentration and ability to think positively. Depression is more of a constant that reacts less to what goes on and affects function.

In brief: Illness vs emotion

Sadness is an emotional reaction to a situation.
It is usually temporary or come and go related to the situation. Depression is an illness for which sadness maybe one symptom among many others including: loss of interest and pleasure, change in sleep, apetite, concentration and ability to think positively. Depression is more of a constant that reacts less to what goes on and affects function.
Dr. Neil Liebowitz
Dr. Neil Liebowitz
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