6 Differences Between Sadness and Depression

Posted on March 12, 2020 by Therapist Nicki
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When considering your mental health, what do you think is the difference between depression vs sadness? The symptoms of depression range from trouble concentrating, remembering details, difficulty making decisions, fatigue, feelings of guilt, worthlessness, loss of interest, physical pain to thoughts and feelings of suicide. On the other hand, sadness is more of an emotional reaction and generally short term lasting no more than a few days. In this video, Psych2Go shares 6 important distinctions to help you understand the difference between sadness and depression. Share this video with those who could benefit.

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Credits
Writer: Chloe Avenasa
Script Editor: Denise Ding & Kelly Soong
VO: Amanda Silvera
Animator: Annie Bearden
YouTube Manager: Cindy Cheong

Sources and references:
American Psychological Association (2013). Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Dis 5th Ed. Washington, DC, USA: APA Publishing.
National Institute of Mental Health (November 2017). An Overview on Depression: Its Definition and Statistics. Retrieved from www.nimh.nih.gov/health/topics/depression/index.shtml
National Alliance Against Mental Illness (2018). Mental Health by The Numbers. Retrieved from www.nami.org/Learn-More/Mental-Health-By-the-Numbers
Pratt, L. A., & Brody, D. J. (2008). Depression in the United States household population, 2005-2006.
Dunn, G., Sham, P., & Hand, D. (2003). Statistics and the nature of depression. Psychological Medicine, 23(4), 871-889.

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