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    Depression is a disease that many women battle, often alone and in silence. And yet the suffering can be alleviated with proper diagnosis and treatment. Learn how to recognize the signs of depression and what the treatment options are.More >>
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    Stress: A Primer

    If you feel overwhelmed and stretched thin by life's daily responsibilities, you are not alone. By juggling family, friends and job, most women end up stressed out at the end of the day. But you can cope with stress once you know a thing or two about it. Learn more here.More >>

One in ten Americans experiences an episode of depression each year. Major and more minor depressions affect approximately twice as many women as men. An estimated 12 percent of women in the United States experience a major depression during their lifetimes, compared with 7 percent of men.

Women are 2 to 3 times more likely to have certain types of anxiety disorders, including anxiety, panic, and phobic disorders. At least 90 percent of all cases of eating disorders occur in women and a high correlation appears to exist between eating disorders and depression, and eating disorders and substance abuse.

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