Major depression is the leading cause of disability worldwide.
Depression can be deadly and it has been linked to life-threatening conditions like suicide, homicide, alcoholism, cardiovascular disease, accidents, and more.
People often self-medicate for depression by using alcohol and drugs. This just makes it worse.
Depression is a problem all over the world and within all cultures.
Unmarried mothers are especially at risk for depression.
Developmental factors, like childhood adversity, are more strongly related to causing depression than other possible causes.
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