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How are depression and anxiety disorders linked?
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In brief: Yes
Anxiety is an unconscious alert that something is wrong.
One of the most prevalent symptoms of a serious depression is anxiety. On the other hand, the stress from constant anxiety can deplete you and actually cause a biochemical depression. Get evaluated and treated by a competent psychotherapist.

In brief: Yes
Anxiety is an unconscious alert that something is wrong.
One of the most prevalent symptoms of a serious depression is anxiety. On the other hand, the stress from constant anxiety can deplete you and actually cause a biochemical depression. Get evaluated and treated by a competent psychotherapist.
Dr. William Drescher
Dr. William Drescher
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Dr. Steven Chen
Clinical Psychology
4 doctors agree
In brief: Similar symptoms
I think of anxiety and depression as "cousins".
An underlying anxiety disorder can cause depression over time and vice versa. Treatment considerations include psychotherapy, medication management, or a combination of these. In addition, reducting stressors, exercise, diet, and being connected to family and friends can help reduce the symptoms of anxiety and depression.

In brief: Similar symptoms
I think of anxiety and depression as "cousins".
An underlying anxiety disorder can cause depression over time and vice versa. Treatment considerations include psychotherapy, medication management, or a combination of these. In addition, reducting stressors, exercise, diet, and being connected to family and friends can help reduce the symptoms of anxiety and depression.
Dr. Steven Chen
Dr. Steven Chen
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