This can and does happen. A doctor or therapist has protocols to help you determine if you are experiencing uncomplicated grief, or if grief has morphed into depression. In other types of depression, the feelings can arise with no outward cause, or by having buried traumas triggered by something as simple as a smell or song. There are several types of depression, and bipolar has one designation that is primarily depressive with very occasional mania.

Psychotherapist, Hypnotherapist. Leans Left. Mindfulness practioner before it was cool. M.Ed., LPC.

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