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Differences in Depression Symptoms in Women & Men

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What is the mood disorder depression?

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1. Which of the following could be considered symptoms of depression?

2. In the United States, what is the rate of depression diagnoses in women compared to men?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

You can use this worksheet/quiz combo to dip your toe in and test the waters of depression and explore yet another way that men and women differ. Topics you'll encounter include diagnoses of depression and symptoms of this affliction.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

You can gauge your understanding of symptoms of depression by way of this quiz/worksheet combo and addressing the following:

  • Male response to stress
  • Definition of depression
  • Frequency of depression diagnoses in men and women
  • Cause of discrepancy between frequencies of male/female depression diagnoses
  • Symptoms of depression

Skills Practiced

The quiz and worksheet provide you the opportunity to practice the following skills:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you collect the most important information from the related lesson on depression
  • Critical thinking - apply relevant concepts to examine information about depression in a different light
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can review information regarding the similarities and dissimilarities of depression in men and women and interpret it correctly

Additional Learning

If you'd like to learn more about male and female depression, review the accompanying lesson entitled Differences in Depression Symptoms in Women & Men. The lesson deals with the following objectives:

  • Name the entity that is responsible for identifying the symptoms of depression
  • Comment on why men might suppress depression symptoms
  • Talk about what might reduce the disparity of the frequency of depression between the sexes
  • Discuss the possible effects of hormonal fluctuations on the incidence of depression
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