Black Men And Depression: What You Need To Know

When most of us think of depression, we think of intense sadness and tearfulness, but in men, the signs and symptoms associated with depression can be different.

While low mood, impaired sleep, decreased pleasure in activities that used to be enjoyed, low energy, appetite changes, hopelessness, decreased memory and concentration, and suicidal thoughts can be associated with depression, men may present differently. Examples of other presentations include: