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 look back on present , past, future and all i do is cry and think and overthink and cry 5/24/2018 at 03:35 PM
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hurting crying3/15/2018 at 02:24 PM
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tears coming down my face crying none stop3/14/2018 at 02:37 PM
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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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Last updated on May 24 2018 at 15:35
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