No one is immune from emotional problems. But while men and women are both susceptible, women’s emotional problems may be triggered or compounded by hormonal changes after childbirth and during menopause.
Women are especially prone to depression. According to the American Academy of Family Physicians, one woman in five suffers from depression at some point in her lifetime. Fortunately, most cases of depression are very treatable. The challenge is often failure to recognize the problem or reluctance to seek help.
So, how can you tell whether sadness and anxiety are temporary feelings caused by situations — or whether you’re clinically depressed and need to take action? One way to find answers is to take this quick screening test.
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