The Pain-Mood Connection


Pain is one of the most common symptoms people with depression complain about, and people who are depressed experience more impairment from their pain than those who are not depressed. Often, the depression-pain scenario plays out in a vicious cycle, and to find relief from one, you must treat the other.

Although we like to think of ourselves as stoic, physical pain can wear down even the most robust of spirits and eventually lead to depression or anxiety. For those who have a family history of mood disorders or have had prior episodes, the stress of pain can trigger… (click to continue reading via Johns Hopkins: Healthy Living on pain, depression, anxiety connection.)

Categories : Depression


  1. Melinda Mutti says:

    I miss your blog! When are you going to post again?

    Patiently waiting šŸ™‚

  2. Anda Jines says:

    Sorry to keep you waiting, but I appreciate your interest! As you can tell by the rearranging that has been going on, I am doing some work on my website “behind the scenes.” I have some new website pages to finish writing, and then I’ll get back to blogging… maybe I’ll post some interesting links in the meanwhile thought (I’ve got a few I’ve been meaning to share). Thanks for the reminder, and I hope you stick around to continue receiving my future posts. šŸ™‚

Subscribe by RSS feed reader