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Sad: Introduction

Sad: A feeling of sadness and depression. See detailed information below for a list of 8 causes of Sad, Symptom Checker, including diseases and drug side effect causes.

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Causes of Sad:

The following medical conditions are some of the possible causes of Sad. There are likely to be other possible causes, so ask your doctor about your symptoms.

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Sad: Symptom Checker

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Sad Treatments

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Stories from Users for Sad

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Sad: Comorbid Symptoms

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Causes of General Symptom Types

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Causes of Similar Symptoms to Sad

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Sad: Deaths

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Misdiagnosis and Sad

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 include multiple sclerosis, lupus, 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 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 be Alzheimer's, whereas there are many other less severe possibilities. Some level 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 a stroke or Alzheimer's 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 adults can remain more »

Bipolar disorder misdiagosed as various conditions by primary physicians: Bipolar disorder (manic-depressive disorder) often fails to be diagnosed correctly by primary care 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 be diagnosed or have a delayed diagnosis. See misdiagnosis of eating disorders or symptoms of more »

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

Sad: Research Related Doctors & Specialists

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Hospitals & Clinics: Sad

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Sad: Related Rare Diseases

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Sad: Undiagnosed Conditions

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Definitions of Sad:

Specific disorder usually appearing in the second or third decade, characterized by symptoms of depression between late fall and early spring, sometimes followed by mania or hypomania; intense light is reportedly therapeutic.
- (Source - Diseases Database)

Detailed list of causes of Sad

The list below shows some of the causes of Sad mentioned in various sources:

How Common are these Causes of Sad?

This information refers to the general prevalence and incidence of these diseases, not to how likely they are to be the actual cause of Sad. Of the 8 causes of Sad that we have listed, we have the following prevalence/incidence information:

  • 0 causes are "very common" diseases
  • 2 causes are "common" diseases
  • 0 causes are "uncommon" diseases
  • 0 causes are "rare" diseases
  • 0 causes are "very rare" diseases
  • 6 causes have no prevalence information.

Conditions listing medical symptoms: Sad:

The following list of conditions have 'Sad' 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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What are the alternative names for Sad:

Seasonal affective disorder
- (Source - Diseases Database)

Classifications of Sad:

Medical Conditions associated with Sad:

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

Symptoms related to Sad:

Depressive symptoms (629 causes), Depression (629 causes), Sadness (20 causes), Grief, Crying (64 causes), Weeping (52 causes)

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