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Men and Depression: Melvin Martin, Marketing Executive

"The depression became an entity that I was able to identify."

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MELVIN: The depression became an entity that I was able to identify. Sometimes I would actively and aggressively pick fights because I thought maybe I could beat it...I could physically beat the way I felt out of me or have someone else beat it out of me. I thought that if I just received a great enough shock to my system and physical trauma...it would force the depression out of me.

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