Sometimes sadness is just a blue feeling. Sometimes sadness is a pain that is much more.
Sometimes sadness is a blue
feeling, that just needs a caring friend or family member who can offer
encouragement. Sometimes sadness is much more. Severe sadness can cause
frequent crying spells, sleeping too much or hardly
at all, eating too much or too little. People may
resort to drugs or alcohol to make the pain lessen. Dying may seem like a
way to make the pain end.
What starts this kind of severe sadness? It can begin
with a painful event such as divorce, the death of a loved one, a lost
relationship, a troubled marriage, or a confusing dating partner. It can
also begin with an event from childhood, such as, physical, emotional, or
sexual abuse. Some people have Bio-Chemical Imbalance which causes them to
feel severely sad and complicates their ability to solve everyday
Severe sadness is a type of illness called
Depression. This experience is different from ordinary sad and blue
feelings. Depression is an illness that can be effectively treated.
Dr. Denise Landau is a
Psychologist, a Behavior Specialist, who can help you find a way to solve
the problems that cause depression. Talking to a specialist like Dr.
Landau can help a depressed person solve problems, heal
old wounds, and find approaches to living
comfortably. If medication might be helpful on the road to recovery,
referral to a qualified medical physician is available.
If you or someone you know needs
help with depression, call Dr. Landau at (901) 652-7852 and get started on
the road to feeling better.