Health Tip: When Grief Becomes Depression03/04/13
(HealthDay News) -- Grief is a normal, healthy response to a
significant loss, such as the death of a loved one or a divorce,
but sometimes it may actually be depression.
The American Academy of Family Physicians lists these warning
signs that what you're feeling may be depression instead of
- Your feelings of grief and sadness interfere with your daily
- The sadness that you experience persists, instead of improving
- You begin to think about hurting yourself, or harming
Talk to your doctor if you notice any of these signs, or find
that your feelings of grief are not improving.
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