Mood Disorders from Stress

It has been suggested that stress can trigger mood disorders. Research shows evidence that the response to stress may be different in men and women. In a recent research women were twice as likely to suffer from depression and anxiety disorders then men.

Fast Facts:

  • Stress can trigger the mood disorder dysthymia.
  • Stress also is a major factor in the development of major depression.
  • People that suffer from mood disorders should avoid high-stress situations.