A recent report by Maynooth University and Trinity College, COVID-19 Mental Health Survey, highlighted how we are all struggling emotionally with the lockdown. In the report, women were found to be experiencing more anxiety and depression than men. However, men were experiencing more symptoms of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) than women.

There are a number of reasons why this is and it all stems back to the differences between how men and women experience anxiety.