Promoting Hope, Preventing Suicide

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Gender and Depression

Do more women than men experience depression? Or are we just more likely to see depression in women than in men? Read More

Women experience depression

Women experience depression more than men. Women have many stressors in their lives, such as taking care of the children, cooking, cleaning, and many women also work or go to school. Society considers women to be much more emotional than men. Women also spend more time overthinking issues and are much more likely to seek help.

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Elana Premack Sandler, L.C.S.W., M.P.H., is a public health social worker specializing in violence and injury prevention and adolescent health promotion.

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