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How much do Americans spend each year to treat depression?

The annual costs associated with major depression in the United States are an estimated $44 to $55 billion, comparable to costs associated with coronary heart disease. It is expected that depression will become the second leading cause of disability worldwide in the next decade and the most costly of all illnesses.
Listening to Depression: How Understanding Your Pain Can Heal Your Life

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Listening to Depression: How Understanding Your Pain Can Heal Your Life

A New Way of Thinking About DepressionWhat does it really mean to be depressed? You know depression as a collection of symptoms—fatigue, listlessness, feelings of worthlessness—and the source of...

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