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Does job insecurity cause depression?

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Dr. Allen Seely
General Practice
3 doctors agree

In brief: WORRY-->DEPRESSION

Yes! , excessive worry may cause depression.
With the 'tough economy' out there i believe that the fear of loosing a job, w/paycheck, benefits, etc. Must weight on everyone's mind. So how to cope?--exercise has been shown to decrease stress. Avoid alcohol --it just deepens depression. 'get with people' --don't isolate yourself. And if any destructive thoughts--please get help! hang in there!

In brief: WORRY-->DEPRESSION

Yes! , excessive worry may cause depression.
With the 'tough economy' out there i believe that the fear of loosing a job, w/paycheck, benefits, etc. Must weight on everyone's mind. So how to cope?--exercise has been shown to decrease stress. Avoid alcohol --it just deepens depression. 'get with people' --don't isolate yourself. And if any destructive thoughts--please get help! hang in there!
Dr. Allen Seely
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Dr. Arman Danielyan
Pediatrics - Psychiatry
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Yes

It certainly may trigger depression, as any other chronic stressful situation can.

In brief: Yes

It certainly may trigger depression, as any other chronic stressful situation can.
Dr. Arman Danielyan
Dr. Arman Danielyan
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