Coping with Depression for Women: 5 Common Myths

Rach The Writer

This blog post  has been reproduced with the explicit permission of YourDoctors.Online 

Coping with depression is certainly a powerful topic for women. Here are five common myths associated with this often debilitating mental health issue.

Depression is the most prevalent cause of disability and ill health all over the world. It ruins lives, depletes economies, and is usually either stigmatized or overlooked. Myths about it make things even worse.

Coping with depression for women becomes more difficult because of these myths. According to the World Health Organization, depression and anxiety cost the economy $1 Trillion. The main reason for such economic drop is that those who suffer from depression tend to leave the workforce, and every dollar invested in better care yields a return of $4.

Fortunately, a recent study from the University of Texas at Austin and Texas Advanced Computing Center found that it is possible to…

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