Most overlooked mental health issue, causes pain, poor functioning, disturbed relationships, addiction… highest growing rate of suicide… hidden condition – men won’t admit or seek help readily because our culture mandates that it is not “manly” to have these conditions… this effects men and then impacts their spouses and children.   Often presents in men as physical ailment: reduced sex drive, fatigue, loss of endurance, loss of a mental ‘edge’, turning more toward drinking and feeling more effects from drinking – easier for men to face physical issues than mental – more action oriented, and more prone to experience mental issues in physical ways… there are also physical issues that manifest as mental issues – e.g. hormone imbalances.  Difference between hormone and neurotransmitters