Depression in women

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Depression in women refers to severe or prolonged unhappiness, sadness, apathy, exhaustion or similar emotions in females. Various terms are used to describe depression such as mood disorders, seasonal affective disorder, post-partum depression and bipolar disorder. Women experience depression in ways that are different from men, and their experience is based on their unique perspectives and endocrine systems. Use the resources contained on this page to learn more about depression in women. For information on depression generally, see the Depression pathfinder.


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