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9 Sneaky Causes of Depression

Depression, like most other mental illness, have many different issues that may be contributing to it. For each person with depression the causes can be different. Lindsay Holmes, a contributor for the Huffington Post, says there are 9 sneaky causes of depression. 

  1. Chronic illness 
  2. Smoking
  3. Excessive social media use 
  4. Your neighborhood 
  5. Diet 
  6. Too much sitting 
  7. A lack of sleep 
  8. Brain inflammation 
  9. Not putting your needs first

Click here to learn more about these sneaky causes of depression. 


Chris Massman is a Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist. Chris' training includes Family Systems Theory along with numerous other theories. She believes therapy is an art and chooses the theory she feels will most benefit the individual sitting in front of her. Her specialty lies is in the field of Chemical Dependency and Addictions. Chris is currently seeing individuals, couples and families. Chris is a Clinical member of the California Association of Marriage and Family Therapists as well as the American Association of Marriage and Family Therapists. Chris has two locations including Tarzana and Agoura Hills, CA.