The influence of age and sex on the prevalence of depressive conditions: report from the National Survey of Psychiatric Morbidity .

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BACKGROUND Women are consistently reported to have a greater prevalence of depressive disorders than men. The reason for this is unclear, and is as likely to be social as biological. There is some evidence that the excess of depression is greater during women's reproductive lives. Data from the National Survey of Psychiatric Morbidity were used to test the… (More)

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