Gender Differencesin Depression
The Symptom of major depressive disorder are lethargy,loss of interest in family ,friends,and activities, and feelings of worthlessness that last two weeks or longer without any notable cause. During adulthood, women are diagnosed with depression roughly twice as often as men. ( Interestingly ,among college -age women and men, the gender difference in depression is much smaller.
More generally, women appear to be more vulnerable than men to passive ( Internalized) psychological disorders such as depression and anxiety.?
In Contrast, men are generally more vulnerable to active (Externalized) psychological disorders, including drug abuse, antisocial conduct, and poor impulse control.(This exercise asks you to examine the gender difference in the diagnosis of active and passive psychological disorders,first by thinking critically about this issue and then by reviewing ongoing research regarding its origins.
Running head: GENDER DIFFERENCES IN DEPRESSION
Gender differences in depression
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GENDER DIFFERENCES IN DEPRESSION
Gender Differences in Depression…