Stereotypes Contribute To Older Men Seeking, Receiving Depression Care Less Frequently

Sun, 08 Oct 2006 12:00 PM EST

... A man's stereotypical self-image as the "strong, silent type" and the stigma of depression are major reasons why older men are less likely than women to be referred to studies of depression, to seek treatment for depression, and to recognize and express symptoms of depression, according to clinicians [click link for full article] ...