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Depression in women

Depression in Women: Signs and Treatment

Depression in women is very common. In fact, women are twice as likely to develop clinical depression as men. Depression is a serious and pervasive mood disorder. It causes feelings of sadness, hopelessness, helplessness, and worthlessness. Depression can be mild to moderate with symptoms of apathy, little appetite, difficulty sleeping, low self-esteem, and low-grade fatigue. …

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Role of Stress and Psychosocial Determinants on Women’s Cardiovascular Risk and Disease Development

The notion that cardiovascular disease (CVD) primarily occurs in men is slowly disappearing. More women than men die of CVD every year, and when women survive, the burden and consequences are worse than in men. Markers of stress and other psychosocial factors have been associated with poor outcomes. Multiple studies have demonstrated sex-based differences in …

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