The Seriousness of Depression

Kattenburg, Kathy
August 2010
Moderate Voice;8/9/2010, p14
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The article offers information related to depression in the U.S. It cites various facts regarding depression including its economic cost in the U.S. worth 30 billion dollars per year, being the leading cause of disability, and the fourth leading source of global burden of disease according to World Health Organization. It also presents a quote from the periodical "American Medical News," which discloses that depression is the major contributor to nonfatal medical disability in U.S. and Canada.


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