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Depression: Depression & Related Conditions

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Crying Is Behavior

I don't understand something. Crying is a behavior, and we're all supposed to control our behavior. But I can't control my crying. It's a terrible problem at work! especially when I feel like my supervisor is attacking me. I'm afraid it will get me fired. Why can't i control it? I take medication for depression and have had therapy. But I can't get over this problem. It destroys my self-respect. Any advice?

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