6 Facts on Men's Mental Health

February 11, 2017 by admin0

No one is immune to mental health issues. However, compared to women, men are less likely to talk about their problems and seek help. And that is why the level of mental illness among men is still a matter of debate as most of them are underdiagnosed. The same mental illness can show different symptoms in men and women. Here are a few facts on mental health issues in men:

1. Depression

Though depression is commonly associated with women, a number of men also suffer from this mental issue. Men and women may feel the same symptoms such as sadness, irritable mood, constant feeling of guilt but both exhibit different signs. For instance, men try hard to hide their symptoms and thus, become aggressive and angry. Compared to women, men are prone to seek relief through drug abuse and alcohol. If you are looking for experts who can do counselling for depression in Kolkata, we can help. Get in touch with us today and find solution to all your mental issues from our expert psychologists and psychiatrists. Contact us at http://moneralo.com/contact-us/

2. Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)

PTSD is a type of anxiety disorder caused by traumatic experiences. This is more common in men, particularly those who have been in a combat. PTSD can also be caused as a result of incidents such as extreme physical and mental abuse. People with PTSD often get panic attacks, suffer from depression and have suicidal tendencies. Women with PTSD shows signs of anxiety while men, become aggressive and rely on drugs and alcohol to cope with the issue.

3. Bipolar Disorder

Previously known as manic-depression, bipolar disorder falls between depression and mania. Person suffering from bipolar disorder swing between extreme sadness and extreme euphoria. Along with women, men are also vulnerable to bipolar disorder. They might experience symptoms such as engaging in high-risk behaviour, talking too fast, sleeplessness, and racing thoughts. Similar to women, men suffering from bipolar disorder have problems in relationship and work. Instead of seeking treatment, men often turn to substance abuse or consider suicide as a way to cope.

Men have difficulty in communicating their feelings and cannot figure out how to talk about the issue. So, it’s better to seek help from the experts whenever you notice a change in behaviour and attitude which is severely affecting you or your loved one’s life. For any further assistance, reach us at http://moneralo.com/contact-us/.

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