Home > Medical > Depression > FAQs 19 December 2008 Is depression more common amongst women? Yes. Twice as many women than men are affected. Some estimate that as many as one in five women will experience an episode of depression during any given year. 0 Pin It Talk Man Talk forum » Quiz Could you be bipolar? » Ask CyberShrink » Quiz Are you depressed? » Climate change hit list 10 salty food culprits Yes. Twice as many women than men are affected. Some estimate that as many as one in five women will experience an episode of depression during any given year. More in Medical Is Post-partum depression the same as "baby blues"? More: DepressionFAQs advertisement Get a quote Momentum - save up to 35% on healthcare advertisement Read Health24’s Comments Policy Comment on this story 0 comments Add your comment Thank you, your comment has been submitted. Logout Comment 0 characters remaining Share on Facebook Logout Comment 0 characters remaining Share on Facebook Loading comments... Other news Lifestyle Children of Fukushima don't play outside Medical Hearing-aid apps pump up the volume Lifestyle Animals with prosthetic limbs Diet and nutrition What does Reeva's last meal say? Medical What we know about Reeva’s Injuries Medical Steaks hold a toxic surprise for Florida family. From our sponsors Recovery after exercise is an essential part of any workout What is Metabolic Syndrome? Could you have it? Eyecare for computer users Treet-It Anti-Lice aiding schools in the prevention of Head Lice Live healthier Great skin » Probiotics and skin Your skin Oily skins 5 steps to blemish-free healthy skin Thought those embarrassing breakouts would go the same way of teenage angst and strict curfews? As it turns out, adult acne is becoming increasingly common. Preventing HIV » Male screening tests HIV protective shots HIV vaccine Vaginal ring to prevent pregnancy, HIV and herpes A new vaginal ring, similar to existing birth control rings, promises to provide months of protection against pregnancy, HIV and herpes.