a. More young people today are being diagnosed with depression than in previous eras.This seems to be a real, not a spurious (false) increase. In other words, it is not because of an increased awareness or changes in the diagnostic system. . Based on your understanding of the factors/ variables which contribute to these mood disorders, what do you think might account for this increased incidence? Pay particular attention to sociocultural variables and the zeitgeist of the last decade or two.. (20pts)
b. Although we must always think of multiple causality, do you think that biological or sociocultural factors are more responsible for the gender difference consistently seen in the incidence of depression?