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What does it mean if depression is accompanied by fits of rage?

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Dr. Missid Ghanem
Clinical Psychology
5 doctors agree

In brief: 2 sides of same coin

Depression is anger turned within.
.. The same energy that calls me worthless & unworthy at times (anger at self), flips and gets irritable at others, perceiving them as unloving & unworthy, etc (anger at others). That's why it's not uncommon that therapy for depression involves a renegotiation of one's relationship with oneself or a significant other, or a letting go of anger (at self or other).

In brief: 2 sides of same coin

Depression is anger turned within.
.. The same energy that calls me worthless & unworthy at times (anger at self), flips and gets irritable at others, perceiving them as unloving & unworthy, etc (anger at others). That's why it's not uncommon that therapy for depression involves a renegotiation of one's relationship with oneself or a significant other, or a letting go of anger (at self or other).
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Dr. Miroslava Fox
Clinical Psychology
2 doctors agree

In brief: Get Help

Depression might express itself differently in different people: some get more irritable, don't sleep or sleep a lot.
Since you're asking the question, you're probably bothered by your sx. I would recommend contacting a counselor or psychologist to help you deal with rage appropriately and find out triggers for your rage and depression. If there's a need, you might want to consider medication.

In brief: Get Help

Depression might express itself differently in different people: some get more irritable, don't sleep or sleep a lot.
Since you're asking the question, you're probably bothered by your sx. I would recommend contacting a counselor or psychologist to help you deal with rage appropriately and find out triggers for your rage and depression. If there's a need, you might want to consider medication.
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Dr. Alan Ali
Psychiatry

In brief: Dep./rage

Old term is agitated depression.
More common in youngsters.

In brief: Dep./rage

Old term is agitated depression.
More common in youngsters.
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