Gender differences in major depressive disorder: somatic symptoms and quality of life.

@article{Gonzalez2009GenderDI,
  title={Gender differences in major depressive disorder: somatic symptoms and quality of life.},
  author={Dolores Saiz Gonzalez and Mercedes Rodr{\'i}guez and Carmen Saura Garc{\'i}a and Rita Prieto and Jer{\'o}nimo S{\'a}iz-Ruiz},
  journal={Revista de psiquiatria y salud mental},
  year={2009},
  volume={2 3},
  pages={119-27}
}
INTRODUCTION Few findings in the literature have been as widely studied and consistently verified as the higher prevalence of depression among women. However, doubts remain on the distinguishing features of female depression. The available studies concur in the higher prevalence of somatizations among women and in the possibility that the impact of these symptoms on quality of life could be underestimated. In this study, all these aspects were analyzed in a sample of depressive patients… CONTINUE READING