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What causes depression?

What causes depression?

I don't consider feeling sad about something bad that happened depression. That is a normal response to something. To me depression is feeling bad when I don't really have a reason to. Or feeling too bad about something that happened. Too bad for too long.

What causes that? Why do I react differently than other people?

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A MyDepressionTeam Member said:

The direct cause of depression seems to be mainly a decrease in serotonin levels in our nerve synapses in our brains. Norepinephrine and dopamine are… read more

posted about 2 years ago
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