April 20, 2023
Dr. Sid Khurana, a board-certified psychiatrist at Nevada Mental Health in Las Vegas, provides valuable insights on differentiating between sadness and depression in the article Sadness vs. Depression: Which One Do I Have? He emphasizes that when someone is unable to function in their daily life, such as going to work or meeting personal commitments, it could be a significant indicator that they are experiencing more than typical sadness. Dr. Khurana suggests seeking professional help if the state of sadness does not improve or if the individual struggles to even get out of bed, as this may indicate the onset of a depressive disorder.
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