2. It’s Far More Common in Women
The same source explains that of the millions of people that experience depression each year in the U.S., the majority of them are women. It adds that women are 2-times more likely to develop clinical depression than men, and up to 1-in 4 women may have an episode of major depression at some point in their life.
The source adds that although women are far more likely to experience the illness, “Unfortunately, nearly two-thirds do not get the help they need.”