Breakups Can Cause Situational Depression

Dr T J Jordan
3 min readDec 5, 2022

The stress of even a temporary breakup can trigger a particular kind of painful depression.

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By Dr T J Jordan

We are familiar with clinical depression – a mood disorder that dwells somehow relentlessly within our psychological interior. In contrast, situational depression is always a reaction to a specific event. It is triggered by something outside ourselves.

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Dr T J Jordan

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