Last updated: May 06, 2008
Depression doesn't always look or feel like a dark mood.
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Gender differences in depression
Women are twice as likely as men to be diagnosed with depression. However, men more often commit suicide as a result of this debilitating condition. And debilitating it is: Numbers from the National Institute of Mental Health indicate depression is the leading cause of disability in Americans between the ages of 15 and 44.
Like an open wound or a broken bone, depression rarely heals itself.