Men Just As Likely To Be Depressed As Women

American VoicesOpinion ISSUE 49•36 Sep 2, 2013

Upending previous research, a new study found that an equal percentage of men and women, about 30 percent, would meet the definition for depression at some point in their lives if the criteria for diagnosis were broadened to include symptoms such as aggression, substance abuse, and risk taking. What do you think?

  • “We probably get depressed way stronger than girls though.”

    Zachary Stateman –
    Scallop Shucker

  • “It’s only because it disturbs us so to see our sisters in such dysfunctional emotional despair.”

    Nathan Noel –
    Systems Analyst

  • “We did it!”

    Hoyt McPherson –
    Camp Counselor

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