In many cases, friends and family can be the best source of support for a depression patient. However, disclosing depression status is a delicate matter for patients.
Most men are far better off in a relationship than they are out of one so it may seem odd that men appear to cultivate fewer friendships and have less of a support network than most women. Or is it? If we account for the fact that men seem to find it harder to express personal feelings or to reach out for help it follows they are more prone to…