Depression in men can make it hard to get a job
Men in the UK are being told to “just get over it” and accept that they will be unemployed for a few months or even years, after a postpartum depressive episode.
A new study by the National Institute for Health Research suggests depression in postpartums is more common in men than in women.
The findings, published today in the Lancet Psychiatry, show that in the U.K., depression rates are three times higher in men who had a depressive episode during pregnancy than in the general population.
The study, funded by the U