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In people with chronic conditions, are mood disorders more common in men or women?
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Dr. Robert Woods
Psychiatry
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In brief: Women > Men
Many studies have shown that women are more prone to mood disorders than men.
The ratio is usually reported as 2:1 f:m. Some believe the incidence of mood disorders is grossly under reported for men because men are less likely to acknowledge a disturbance in mood and are less likely to seek treatment. The majority of the statistics regarding mood disorders are gathered from those who seek help.

In brief: Women > Men
Many studies have shown that women are more prone to mood disorders than men.
The ratio is usually reported as 2:1 f:m. Some believe the incidence of mood disorders is grossly under reported for men because men are less likely to acknowledge a disturbance in mood and are less likely to seek treatment. The majority of the statistics regarding mood disorders are gathered from those who seek help.
Dr. Robert Woods
Dr. Robert Woods
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Dr. Alan Ali
Psychiatry
In brief: Mood disorders
For major depression, women are twice as many as men.
For bipolar disorder, the ratio is equal (men=women).

In brief: Mood disorders
For major depression, women are twice as many as men.
For bipolar disorder, the ratio is equal (men=women).
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali
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Dr. Alan Ali
Psychiatry
In brief: Mood disorders
Women outnumber men in most cases, especially young adults with depression, males of younger age outnumber women with bipolar illness.

In brief: Mood disorders
Women outnumber men in most cases, especially young adults with depression, males of younger age outnumber women with bipolar illness.
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali
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