Crying Spells as a Symptom for Depression

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Crying Spells

Crying spells are periods of strong emotion in which someone sheds tears. Crying spells are a common sign of depression, but may also signal an anxiety disorder or other mood disorder. Crying spells may occur as a result of feeling sad, frustrated, overwhelmed, or angry, and may be triggered by a particular event. Often, crying spells happen without a known trigger or cause ' particularly when caused by depression. Crying spells are a common symptom of postpartum depression in women. Crying spells caused by depression are usually accompanied by other depression symptoms such as changes in sleep patterns or weight, overwhelming sadness, difficulty concentrating, and losing interest in activities.

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I just feel no interest and hopeless1/2/2018 at 09:38 AM
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Out of nowhere I will get well up in tears, sometimes related to something touching or sad, and sometimes at a commercial. 8/3/2017 at 11:22 AM
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I break down out of no where daily.8/31/2016 at 06:53 AM
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Out of nowhere, I will just cry. I walked with sunglasses on because I have no ideas when or where it will appear. I been having this symptoms since Jan 1, 2015. Got future appointment with doctor and therapy to see what's going on. 6/12/2015 at 05:04 AM
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Something triggers my sadness and then I can't stop crying for hours, I can't function in life and feel like an empty shell wondering where my emotions went.1/3/2014 at 12:14 AM
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Last updated on Jan 02 2018 at 09:37
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