Category Archives for Depression

Coping with Postnatal Depression

Postnatal depression (also known as postpartum depression) is a form of mood disorder or depression that affects approximately 1 in 10 women*, within a year of giving birth. Contrary to popular belief, it also affects fathers and partners, although women are more likely to suffer from it. While this condition may abate with time, leaving […]

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Signs of Depression in Men

Despite the ‘tough guy’ image guys tend to portray, depression in men is a serious mental health condition in Australia, affecting approximately 1 in 8 men at some point in their lives. Given that men may be less likely to open up about the problems they face and because they account for 6 out of […]

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Signs of Depression in Women

Mental health is vital for both men and women, but it’s important to note that women are more likely to feel depression than men. In Australia, over 1 in 6 women are likely to feel depressed in their lifetime compared to 1 in 8 men. Hence, it’s important for women to get the treatment and […]

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