Depression has a lot of meaning in our culture. A lot of people suppose that, depression and weakness or sentimentality have a close m...
Depression has a lot of meaning in our culture. A lot of people suppose that, depression and weakness or sentimentality have a close meaning, however it is false. Nevertheless, men may live this situation during depression period. Men that in depression, become less aware of their hopelessness and their self-hating. than women. Instead of them, they complain about fatigue, intolerance, sleeping problems and the loss of interest at their job and hobbies. Other symptoms of depression in men are; anger, nervousness, violence, unconcerned behaviors. The rate of depression in women is twice as much as in men, but in men especially in older men, suicide rate is higher.
Female male depression differences
The rate of depression in women is twice as much as in men. One of the reasons is hormonal factors, especially it may seem in premenstrual syndrome, pre-menstrual dysphoric disorder, post-partum depression, pre-menopausal depression. In terms of signs and symptoms women experience more intimidation, increased sleep, appetite and weight gain than men. Also, women experience seasonal affective disorder more often than men.