Talkspace therapist Liz Kelly, LICSWRead on to learn more about the signs, symptoms, and causes of depression in women.Signs of depression in women can vary from men.
Women are more than twice as likely to have clinical depression, which is also known as major depressive disorder (MDD). An estimated one out of every four women will have a major depressive episode during their lifetime.“Depression doesn’t always look like what we imagine it to be — it’s not always overwhelming sadness and tears.
Depression can also look like feeling irritable, numb, or exhausted. Activities that used to be fun just don’t bring joy anymore.