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About 1 in 13 Americans suffers from moderate or severe depression, with women disproportionately affected, a new study says. Above, Teresa Hernandez, waits to see a doctor about her anxiety and depression issues at the El Monte Comprehensive Health Center. (Gina Ferazzi / Los Angeles Times)
This time of year can be joyous but it can also be rife with stress. Stress brings with it innumerable ways to cope. Some people drink too much while others will spend too much. Then there are the yellers and steering wheel pounders, but what about this season’s hidden emotional danger?