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By On March 30th, 2017

Depression Is Now The Leading Cause of Illness and Disability Around The World

The World Health Organization (WHO) released a “wake-up call” this week, saying depression is now the leading cause of illness and disability around the world. In ten years (from 2005 to 2015) worldwide depression rates surged 18 percent, now affecting more than 300 million people globally. However, approximately half never receive the treatment they need…

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By On November 21st, 2016

Depressive Episodes Surge Among Teens, Treatment Rates Stagnate

Being a teenager is difficult for everyone, but a new report contains troubling findings about the mental health of adolescents and young adults. According to the findings publishing in the journal Pediatrics, there has been a concerning increase in the number of young adults between the ages of 12 and 20 who have experienced at…

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By On August 25th, 2015

Depression Rates Almost Double For Individuals With Psoriasis History

Researchers are calling for all individuals with a history of psoriasis to be screened for depression after an analysis of a national base found the autoimmune disease is linked with twice the risk of depression. According to the data presented at the American Academy of Dermatology summer meeting, approximately 16.5% of individuals with a history…

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