7 Ways Depression Differs in Men and Women

7 Ways Depression Differs in Men and Women

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Depression can strike men and women in different ways, research shows. A better understanding of the differences between the sexes may help those with depression, researchers say.
5 Nov 2016 - General
Maria Cristina Inserto I agree about the difference between how men and women are wired. For men, expression of feelings is a sign of weakness and shedding tears in front of someone is unacceptable. Women are more expressive and wiser to seek the help of loved ones when dealing with a problem. Telling a problem to someone is beneficial because it is cathartic. We need to say our thoughts and problems because it ca...
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I think in general, men and women are really different from each other. And in the case of depression, men and women will deal with this differently, because our makeup is completely different from each other. I've observed depression in men and women (friends and family) and I totally agree with men's symptoms being left undetected and unrecognizable compared to women's that's why more of them commit suicide. I had a guy friend who attempted suicide, thankfully he wasn't suc...
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Both men and women experience depression but they may respond to these situations differently. Studies show that men are do not commonly have this problem but when they do, they are more likely to be irritable and tend to lose interest in their work, family, or hobbies. Women, on the other hand, are more expressive about their feelings and tend to seek professional help. Although women with depression are more likely to attempt suicide, men are more likely to be successful in their first attempt...
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