Mental Health Special: Care of American Veterans, Depression, PTSD, SuicidePage 11 of 40

▶︎ Depression: Gender Matters

Author: Jed Diamond, MA, LCSW, PhD

Course Summary

This course looks at the nature of depression and how it relates to gender. Discusses sex bias in diagnosis and gender differences in suicide rates. Introduces irritable male syndrome and its causes. Presents an instrument for assessing male depression, the Diamond Male Depression Scale, and explains its development and use.