Men and Depression
Men are less likely than women to recognise and seek treatment for depression. Because men may appear to be angry or aggressive instead of sad, their families and friends, and even their doctors may not recognise depression symptoms. The men in this "Real Men. Real Depression." video series provide valuable insight as they talk about their experiences with depression.
Men and Depression: Melvin Martin, Marketing Executive "The depression became an entity that I was able to identify."
Men and Depression: Steve Lappen, Writer "It just simply invades every pore of your skin."
Men and Depression: Shawn Colten, National Diving Champion " Something that used to make you happy makes you cry now for no reason."
Men and Depression: Rodolfo Palma-Lulion, College Student "Yo nunca escuchado de un hombre latino teniendo depresión."
Men and Depression: Rene Ruballo, Police Officer "I lost interest with the kids and doing the things that we used to do... you know, that families do."
Men and Depression: Bill Maruyama, Lawyer "You lose your dreams, and you lose your hopes."
The National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH) is the largest scientific organization, in the world, dedicated to mental health research. NIMH is one of 27 Institutes and Centers of the National Institutes of Health, the world's leading biomedical research organization. The mission of NIMH is to transform the understanding and treatment of mental illnesses through basic and clinical research, paving the way for prevention, recovery and cure. vitit them: https://www.youtube.com/user/NIMHgov/featured