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Sadness: Introduction

Sadness: feeling of melancholy. See detailed information below for a list of 20 causes of Sadness, Symptom Checker, including diseases and drug side effect causes.

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Sadness: Symptom Checker

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Sadness Treatments

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Sadness: Comorbid Symptoms

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Causes of General Symptom Types

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Causes of Similar Symptoms to Sadness

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Sadness: Deaths

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Misdiagnosis and Sadness

Physical disorders often hidden causes of depression: It is a common misdiagnosis to diagnose a psychological or psychiatric disorder, such as depression, when symptoms are actually caused by an underlying physical disorder. Some of the conditions that...read more »

Cluster of diseases with difficult diagnosis issues: There is a well-known list of medical conditions that are all somewhat difficult to diagnose, and all can present in a variety of different severities. Diseases in this group...read more »

Undiagnosed stroke leads to misdiagnosed aphasia: BBC News UK reported on a man who had been institutionalized and treated for mental illness because he suffered from sudden inability to speak. This was initially misdiagnosed as a "nervous breakdown" and...read more »

Alzheimer's disease over-diagnosed: The well-known disease of Alzheimer's disease is often over-diagnosed. Patients tend to assume that any memory loss or forgetulness symptom might...read more »

Dementia may be a drug interaction: A common scenario in aged care is for a patient to show mental decline to dementia. Whereas this can, of course, occur due to various medical conditions, such as...read more »

ADHD under-diagnosed in adults: Although the over-diagnoses of ADHD in children is a well-known controversy, the reverse side related to adults. Some...read more »

Bipolar disorder misdiagosed as various conditions by primary physicians: Bipolar disorder (manic-depressive disorder) often fails to be diagnosed correctly by primary care physicians. Many patients with bipolar seek help from their physician, rather than a...read more »

Eating disorders under-diagnosed in men: The typical patient with an eating disorder is female. The result is that men with eating disorders often fail to...read more »

Depression undiagnosed in teenagers: Serious bouts of depression can be undiagnosed in teenagers. The "normal" moodiness of teenagers can cause severe medical...read more »

Undiagnosed anxiety disorders related to depression: Patients with depression (see symptoms of depression) may also have undiagnosed anxiety disorders (see symptoms of anxiety disorders). Failure to diagnose these...read more »

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Hospitals & Clinics: Sadness

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Sadness: Related Rare Diseases

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Sadness: Undiagnosed Conditions

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Detailed list of causes of Sadness

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How Common are these Causes of Sadness?

This information refers to the general prevalence and incidence of these diseases, not to how likely they are to be the actual cause of Sadness. Of the 20 causes of Sadness that we have listed, we have the following prevalence/incidence information:

  • 5 causes are "very common" diseases
  • 1 causes are "common" diseases
  • 3 causes are "uncommon" diseases
  • 0 causes are "rare" diseases
  • 1 causes are "very rare" diseases
  • 17 causes have no prevalence information.

Conditions listing medical symptoms: Sadness:

The following list of conditions have 'Sadness' or similar listed as a symptom in our database. This computer-generated list may be inaccurate or incomplete. Always seek prompt professional medical advice about the cause of any symptom.

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Causes of Sadness Based on Risk Factors

This information shows analysis of the list of causes of Sadness based on whether certain risk factors apply to the patient:

  • Diabetes - history of diabetes or family history of diabetes?

    Classifications of Sadness:

    Medical Conditions associated with Sadness:

    Depressive symptoms (629 causes), Emotional symptoms (2080 causes), Personality symptoms (4029 causes), Behavioral symptoms (4608 causes), Psychiatric symptom (971 causes), Mood symptoms (763 causes), Common symptoms (8589 causes), Body symptoms (5672 causes)

    Symptoms related to Sadness:

    Insomnia (521 causes), Chronic fatigue syndrome (3 causes), Depression (629 causes), Dementia (394 causes), Renal failure (115 causes), Cirrhosis of liver (119 causes), Alzheimer's disease (2 causes), Cocaine abuse (2 causes), Huntington's disease (2 causes)

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