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Biological Sex and Depression

Biological Sex and Depression

Research has repeatedly indicated that women are twice as likely as men to be diagnosed with depression.

One possible explanation is that hormonal changes that are specific to the female body could influence the onset of depression. 

Studies in support of the theory also indicate that there is a disparity in depression risk between males and females that peaks in adolescence. 

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Is Depression Different in Women and Men?

Is Depression Different in Women and Men?

Depression is characterized by a core set of symptoms including low mood, lack of motivation, loss of pleasure in activities and hobbies, changes in appetite, sleep disturbances, feelings of guilt, and difficulty concentrating.

It's long been thought that men and women experience and expres...

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Gender Roles and Identity and Depression

Gender Roles and Identity and Depression

Research has indicated that women who are depressed are more likely to show “typical” (or recognizable) emotional symptoms, such as crying. 

Men may be more likely to express depression in the following ways:

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Sexual Minorities and Depression

Sexual Minorities and Depression

Studies have consistently shown that the rates of depression, anxiety, and suicide are high in the LGBTQ+ community.

Studies have also shown that kids and teens experiencing gender dysphoria and/or questioning their sexual...

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Biological Sex, Gender Identity, and Depression

Biological Sex, Gender Identity, and Depression

On their own, biological sex and gender differences may not have a powerful impact. When combined with other factors, such as life stressors, sexism, toxic masculinity, trauma, and co-occurring mental health conditions l...

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Is Depression Different in Women and Men?

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