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How are stress and depression connected?
12 doctors weighed in

Dr. Arthur Ciaramicoli
Clinical Psychology
6 doctors agree
In brief: Stress/Depression
Yes, they are often connected as being depressed can cause significant stress and stress can produce low mood if it persists.
Seek psychotherapy with a qualified mental health professional as both these conditions can be treated successfully. My best.

In brief: Stress/Depression
Yes, they are often connected as being depressed can cause significant stress and stress can produce low mood if it persists.
Seek psychotherapy with a qualified mental health professional as both these conditions can be treated successfully. My best.
Dr. Arthur Ciaramicoli
Dr. Arthur Ciaramicoli
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5 doctors agree
In brief: See below
Stress can lead to depression, and depression can lead to depression.
They can feed off one and other and make core symptoms worse.

In brief: See below
Stress can lead to depression, and depression can lead to depression.
They can feed off one and other and make core symptoms worse.
Dr. Anthony LaBarbera
Dr. Anthony LaBarbera
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