More of us are now taking anti-depressants than ever before and women are almost twice as likely to feel depressed than men.
The researchers – from a German university – blame some of it on the
stresses of modern life. “Women in particular are having to juggle
family and work more than ever before,” explains Professor Cary Cooper,
a stress expert from Lancaster University. “Then there’s the economy and an uncertain job climate to contend with.”