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If you are sad are you depressed? I am sad for my cousin.

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Dr. Geoffrey Rutledge
Internal Medicine
1 doctor agrees

In brief: First,

First, it is important to know that feeling sad is a normal human emotion.
Depression is serious medical condition characterized by feelings of hopelessness, constant sadness, irritability, disinterest in favorite activities and feelings of guilt/unworthiness. However this condition is treatable. If you think you are depressed, let your heathcare provider know.

In brief: First,

First, it is important to know that feeling sad is a normal human emotion.
Depression is serious medical condition characterized by feelings of hopelessness, constant sadness, irritability, disinterest in favorite activities and feelings of guilt/unworthiness. However this condition is treatable. If you think you are depressed, let your heathcare provider know.
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Dr. Douglas Bey
Psychiatry

In brief: Maybe

Pts with clinical depression often describe an absence of feeling.

In brief: Maybe

Pts with clinical depression often describe an absence of feeling.
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