Depression Statistics

It’s amazing, and very sad to see some of the statistics about depression. Someone who’s depressed often feels very alone in their struggle. These statistics can help give a sense of perspective around this common, growing, debilitating ‘unseen’ condition. Depression can hit anyone, regardless of age, gender, status or race. It’s a common mental illness that has affected an estimated number of over 350 million people worldwide, according to the World Health Organization (fact sheet October 2012). [a] With a growing rate of increase, depression can be the 2nd most disabling medical condition worldwide next to heart disease, in the year 2020. …

Depression Statistics


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