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Why do depressed people have inappropriate guilt feeling?

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry
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In brief: Unrealistic guilt

Thought processes can become distorted with depression.
A person may view themselves & their actions negatively & unrealistically. They may feel responsible when bad things happen that don't even fall under their purview. They may be quick to blame themselves & even minor transgressions can become a major focus for them.

In brief: Unrealistic guilt

Thought processes can become distorted with depression.
A person may view themselves & their actions negatively & unrealistically. They may feel responsible when bad things happen that don't even fall under their purview. They may be quick to blame themselves & even minor transgressions can become a major focus for them.
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Dr. Alan Ali
Psychiatry

In brief: Guilt

Dynamically speaking, guilt relates to self blame and negative self concept.

In brief: Guilt

Dynamically speaking, guilt relates to self blame and negative self concept.
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali
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