June 18, 2020
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America’s Problem with Depression, Part 2

Part 1 noted that the rates of depression and suicide are higher in the U.S. than in the poorest countries in the world. Experts recommend medication, psychological therapy, or both for despondent Americans, and such treatments have their place...

America’s Problem With Depression

New data reveals that depression is on the rise in the United States, including among teens and young adults. “Diagnoses of major depression have risen dramatically by 33 percent since 2013.” The highest age group is adults 35 to 49, but...

Why Are Americans So Depressed?

Depression is estimated to cost Americans more than $210 billion dollars each year in medication to treat depression. Depression is widespread and getting worse. Just the cost in the decline in the quality of life is enough to make one depressed...