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"Depression: let’s talk" says WHO, as depression tops list of causes of ill health

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"Depression: let’s talk" says WHO, as depression tops list of causes of ill health. Alison Brunier, Fadela Chaib.
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According to the latest estimates from WHO, more than 300 million people are now living with depression, an increase of more than 18% between 2005 and 2015. Lack of support for people with mental disorders, coupled with a fear of stigma, prevent many from accessing the treatment they need to live healthy, productive lives.

Author(s): 
Alison Brunier and Fadela Chaib
Year published: 
2017
Month published: 
April