April 2013

The video describes recognizable patterns of men’s depression, including presentations of anger and aggression, masking emotions and preoccupations with work — all of which allow men to ignore any depressive symptoms they are experiencing.

Healthcare providers, families and friends need to be cautious of these “coping mechanisms” and recognize that the symptoms exhibited may indicate depression.

For more information, please visit our website: UBC Men’s Health Research http://www.menshealthresearch.ubc.ca

For resources on mental health and wellness, visit: https://www.mentalhealth.gov/ in the US or http://healthycanadians.gc.ca/healthy… in Canada.