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How many men in the United States have depression?

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While clinical depression was once considered a "woman's disease," more than 6 million men in the U.S. have depression each year.

From: Depression in Men WebMD Medical Reference

SOURCES:

National Institute of Mental Health: "Depression."

National Institute of Mental Health: "Men and Depression."

American Psychiatric Association, , 2000. Practice Guideline for the Treatment of Patients with Major Depression

American Psychiatric Association. , American Psychiatric Pub, 2000. Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders: DSM-IV-TR

Fieve, R. Rodale Books, 2006. Bipolar II,

Cleveland Clinic: "Sexual Problems and Depression."

National Institute of Mental Health: "Suicide in the US: Statistics and Prevention." 

Reviewed by Joseph Goldberg on May 10, 2018

SOURCES:

National Institute of Mental Health: "Depression."

National Institute of Mental Health: "Men and Depression."

American Psychiatric Association, , 2000. Practice Guideline for the Treatment of Patients with Major Depression

American Psychiatric Association. , American Psychiatric Pub, 2000. Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders: DSM-IV-TR

Fieve, R. Rodale Books, 2006. Bipolar II,

Cleveland Clinic: "Sexual Problems and Depression."

National Institute of Mental Health: "Suicide in the US: Statistics and Prevention." 

Reviewed by Joseph Goldberg on May 10, 2018

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