Depression in men: suffering in silence | British Psychological Society


According to the World Health Organisation (WHO), more than 300 million people suffer from depression – which is characterised by deep sadness, lethargy, feelings of worthlessness, and a loss of interest in social activities – and half of those do not receive treatment, either due to lack of awareness or due to stigma.There is, after all, still a perception among many that men should be strong and always in control of their emotions.But the fact is that both men and women get depressed, and the symtoms of depression are similar regardless of gender.However, men tend to be less adept at recognising symptoms of depression than women.

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