Feelings of Sadness for No Reason

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Charles Carlson

Charles Carlson, DO, MS

Psychiatry

Yu Shirai

Yu Shirai, MD

Psychiatry

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Content updated on Sep 6, 2022

About the symptom

Grief can be the reaction to the loss of someone or something that has already happened or will happen. It can feel like sadness or sorrow.

When to see a doctor

Seek professional care if you experience any of the following symptoms

  • Numbness / sensory disorder

  • Numbness of the body

  • Abnormal sensation (tingling, prickling)

  • Altered mental status (delirium)

  • Fainting with loss of consciousness

  • Recent weight loss

  • Easy fatiguability

  • Change in personality

  • Difficulty breathing / breathlessness

  • Suicidal thought

  • Decrease in sleeping desire

Possible causes

  • Adjustment disorder

    A psychological disorder, often with low mood and anxiety. It is triggered by a sudden change in life circumstances, e.g. divorce or losing a job.

  • Dissociative disorder

    Dissociative disorder is mental disorder that involve experiencing a disconnection and lack of continuity between thoughts, memories, surroundings, actions and identity. People with dissociative disorder escape reality in ways that are involuntary and unhealthy and cause problems with functioning in everyday life.

  • Depression

    Depression is a psychiatric illness that causes low mood, decreased energy levels, and poor sleep. This causes problems with daily activities like schooling and working. As the condition worsens, patients may also think of commiting suicide. Although depression can be caused by stress and trauma, in many cases no clear cause is found.

  • Depressive
  • Bipolar disorder
  • Hyperventilation syndrome . panic disorder
  • Anxiety

Questions your doctor may ask about this symptom

Your doctor may ask these questions to check for this symptom

  • Do you have feelings of sadness for no particular reason?

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Medically Reviewed By:

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Yu Shirai, MD

Psychiatry

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