Question: Which type of love is linked with depression and anxiety symptoms?

The Roman physician Caelius Aurelianus viewed lovesickness as a condition similar to melancholia due to their overlapping symptoms. It causes symptoms such as stress, anxiety, insomnia, depression, and feelings of unhappiness.

Anxiety may occur as a symptom of clinical (major) depression. Its also common to have depression thats triggered by an anxiety disorder, such as generalized anxiety disorder, panic disorder or separation anxiety disorder. Many people have a diagnosis of both an anxiety disorder and clinical depression.

Can you have anxiety because of love?

Yep. “Relationship anxiety is extremely common,” says Astrid Robertson, a psychotherapist who helps couples with relationship issues. Some people experience relationship anxiety during the start of a relationship, before they know their partner has an equal interest in them.

What type of thinking is associated with depression?

One of the features of depression is pessimistic thinking. The negative thinking is actually the depression speaking. Its what depression sounds like. Depression in fact manifests in negative thinking before it creates negative affect.

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