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Depression is more common than many people think. In fact, it’s one of the most common mental illnesses in the United States, affecting about 6.7% of adults. That’s 16 million Americans: people who have to cope with the sometimes debilitating effects of the illness in their everyday lives. The problem is severe enough that the WHO (World Health Organization) has declared depression the top cause of disability worldwide. Estimates suggest that more than 4% of the world’s population as a whole are affected by depression. Like many mental illnesses, it’s common for depression to be taken less seriously as it should be—as if it isn’t an issue that greatly impacts everyday life for those who suffer from it. Here’s why it’s important that we start shifting these views in the United States and worldwide.
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According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, one in 10 U.S. adults report depression on some level, some more severe than others. Anxiety is a very common mental condition that affects 40 million adults in the U.S. Of the people with depression, approximately 50 percent also deal with an anxiety disorder. With that being said, it’s important to know ways to cope with one or both of them.
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According to statistics, anxiety is one of the most common mental illnesses in the world, affecting more than 40 million adults in the United States alone.
The typical causes of anxiety include personality, brain chemistry, life events, genetics, and the disorder is also frequently linked with depression, which I discussed in my last blog post.