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Can a person start major depression because of a bad breakup, then progress from there.?
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3 doctors agree
In brief: Yes
How one copes with stressful situations as well as other predisposing factors like family history of depression, social and psychological stressors etc determine how one bounces back after an initial episode of depression.

In brief: Yes
How one copes with stressful situations as well as other predisposing factors like family history of depression, social and psychological stressors etc determine how one bounces back after an initial episode of depression.
Dr. Bernadette Onuoha
Dr. Bernadette Onuoha
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2 doctors agree
In brief: Yes
If the reaction to a bad breakup progresses to a major depression it usually means that something else is going on under the surface.
The best advice is to seek a mental health evaluation, looking for what else is going on.

In brief: Yes
If the reaction to a bad breakup progresses to a major depression it usually means that something else is going on under the surface.
The best advice is to seek a mental health evaluation, looking for what else is going on.
Dr. William Drescher
Dr. William Drescher
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