Wednesday, November 22, 2017

Eight Fast Facts of Women and Depression

The Depression
The facts provided by National Mental Information Center

1.One in four women will experience severe depression at some point in life.

2.Depression affects twice as many women as men, regardless of racial and ethnic background or income.

2.Depression is the number one cause of disability in women.

3.In general, married women experience more depression than single women do, and depression is common among young mothers who stay at home full-time with small children.

4.Women who are victims of sexual and physical abuse are at much greater risk for depression.

5.At least 90 percent of all cases of eating disorders occur in women, and there is a strong relationship between eating disorders and depression.

6.Depression can put women at risk for suicide. While more men than women die from suicide, women attempt suicide about twice as often as men do.

7.Only about one-fifth of all women who suffer from depression seek treatment.

8.Depression can - and should - be treated.
Eight Fast Facts of Women and Depression
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