Depression in Men

In America alone, over 6 million men have depression each year. Whether you're a company executive, a construction worker, a writer, a police officer, or a student, whether you are rich or poor, surrounded by loved ones or alone, you are not immune to depression.

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recommended reading
These articles provide in-depth information and are written to help you make the best healthcare decisions for you and your loved ones.
Feeling Depressed
Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD)

decision points
When dealing with an illness or health problem, you have to make decisions—when to call a doctor, which test to have, and what treatment to use. Decision Points are designed to help you learn about your choices and options, and to prepare you to work with your healthcare provider to make the best decision for your care.
Should I take medications to treat depression?
tests & procedures

Your doctor may recommend screening or diagnostic tests to evaluate your condition. To learn more about these tests and diagnostic procedures use the section of this site called Medical Tests A to Z.

Alcohol and Drug Problems
Bipolar Disorder
Family Life Cycle
Grief and Grieving
Mental Health Problems and Mind-Body Wellness
Sleep Problems, Age 12 and Older
Stress Management
medication center
medication assistance

This section provides you with an alphabetical listing of more than 1,000 medications, including prescription drugs and those you can purchase over-the-counter. Just select your medications to learn more about them. You can choose your medication by brand name or generic name.

Medications A-Z

If you are having difficulty paying for your medications you may qualify for financial assistance or free medications. Visit the Medication Assistance Center to learn about available medication and insurance programs.

Don't let financial problems stop you from getting the treatment you need; there are resources and organizations that may be able to help you.

additional resources

This listing provides you with Internet sites that are sponsored by government agencies or are well-known and credible national organizations.

Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance
Depression and Related Affective Disorders Association
Freedom From Fear
National Institute of Mental Health
Real Men—Real Depression

Surfing the Internet
When looking at Internet sites, remember that the information can be sponsored by anyone. Take into account the sponsoring group or individual when gathering information or help. Be especially careful about giving out personal or financial information.
Learn more about surfing the web:
Depresión - [Depression]
Depresión por falta de luz solar - [Seasonal Affective Disorder]
La pena - [Grief]
La relación entre la mente y el cuerpo - [The Mind-Body Connection]
Problemas con el alcohol y las drogas - [Alcohol and Drug Problems]
Problemas de salud mental - [Mental Health Problems]
Problemas para dormir - [Sleep Problems]
Suicidio - [Suicide]
Tensión nerviosa o estrés - [Stress and Distress]

Last modified on: 30 June 2015

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