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2017 US Statistics:
Major Depression is the most common mental disorder in the US.
An estimated 73.1 million people had at least one major depressive episode in the past year.
7.1% of adults over 18, 13.1% for ages 18-25
National Institute of Mental Health


Depression is on the rise worldwide at 18% in 10 years (2005-2015) as reported by the World Health Organization.  "Depression is the leading cause of ill health and disability worldwide."

RESOURCES:


Standard questionnaire for depression screening.

Mental Health America has this modern site for mental health screening.

Here is a great article about the causes of depression.

PSYweb is a great source to learn more about depression and other mental illness.

Brain & Behavior Research Foundation is a great organization whose mission is to advance research on treating mental illness and improve the lives of those who suffer.

COOL MENTAL HEALTH BLOGS:

If you have OCD, this is a great blog.


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