Men with a similar history do not suffer as frequently from the same symptoms, writes Leslie S. Kinder, Ph.D., of the Veterans’ Affairs Puget Sound Health Care System, in the journal Psychosomatic Medicine.
“Perhaps the health risks linked to depression are more critical to women,” Kinder says.
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