Recent research suggests women in midlife have high rates of depression. Unfortunately, many of these individuals do not seek help. This article helps us understand why this demographic suffer with depression at higher rates and the importance of seeking help.
- Depressed or sad mood
- Diminished interest or pleasure in activities
- Changes in weight
- Changes in sleep (not able to sleep or sleeping too much)
- Fatigue or loss of energy
- Feelings of worthlessness or guilt
- Trouble with concentration or attention
- Suicidal thoughts
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