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Experimental Treatment Offers Hope For Severely Depressed


The World Health Organization estimates that between five and 10 percent of us suffer from depression at any given time. But fewer than a third of those with depression receive appropriate care. In the United States, more than 21 million people suffer from depression. For millions, no treatment works. Now, doctors are trying an experimental technique that shows promise in treating some difficult cases of depression. VOA's Carol Pearson reports.

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