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Depression

Mental Health, Neurological

We all feel a little blue from time to time. For most people, feeling down and sad is perfectly normal once in a while. Clinical depression, however, is a serious mental health condition that limitsevery aspect of our lives – from eating to sleeping to going to work and interacting with others. Depression (also known as clinical depression or depressive disorder) is a mood disorder that affects 19 million people in the United States alone and 350 million people globally. Further, depression is the leading cause of disability worldwide. While people of any age, ethnicity, and socioeconomic background can live with depression, this mood disorder affects women (70% more likely than men) and young adults from 18 to 25 years of age. For many, this disorder goes undiagnosed and untreated due in part to stigma. But you are not alone.

Let us explore the facts about depression, the symptoms, and what we can do about it.

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