Depression in Men


Key Points: ∎Discover the key criteria for major depressive disorder. ∎Understand the signs and symptoms of male depression. ∎Understand the assessment tools and therapeutic options. ∎Understand the different types of medication. Depression is one of the most commonly diagnosed diseases in the world. Depression in men is one of the most underdiagnosed and misunderstood forms […]

Increase in mental health awareness leads to mental health issues?

Do mental health awareness campaigns lead to an increase in mental health issues? This question is surprisingly common among the general public. With the rise of mental health promotion amongst celebrities, schools, and other media outlets, there has been a title wave of seemingly positive outcomes regarding the development of mental health efforts. Alternatively, there […]

How long does it take for therapy to work?

therapist writing on notepad with man in session

Key Takeaway: ∎How long it takes for your therapy to work starts with finding the right therapist for you. ∎ There are a couple of important models to consider when looking at the length of therapy. Ultimately, this decision should be left up to you. ∎There are a number of signs to look for to […]

Mutual Abuse – Myth? Research says, “Think again.”

Man looking over his shoulder in black and white photo

A controversial topic currently being promoted by anti-intimate partner violence (IPV) advocates may be contributing to the stigma of surrounding male reporting on their experiences with intimate partner violence. Key Takeaways: ∎Data from a meta-analysis of 50 leading studies on intimate partner violence indicate mutual abuse is a factor in intimate partner violence (IPV). ∎There […]

Mediterranean diet and depression

Mediterranean diet for depression

It’s no secret that one of the leading causes of suicide in young men is depression. There is a strong link between the disease and the ongoing mental health crisis many worldwide face today. This is why it’s so important that we come up with lasting solutions based on scientific evidence. One solution, surprisingly, has […]