Men: Recognize symptoms of depression

How men feel depression

Both men and women get depressed. But men may be more likely than women to:

  • Feel very tired and irritable.
  • Lose interest in their work, family or hobbies.
  • Have difficulty sleeping.

Depression is a real and treatable illness. Yet men are often reluctant to talk about how they're feeling or to seek help. Don't ignore your feelings. Get help.

This assessment can help you determine if you might be depressed.

reviewed 2/24/2020

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