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ON THE LINE: Talking About Depressioni
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August 22, 2014 3:00 AM
The WHO estimates that 350 million people around the world suffer from depression. That’s about four percent of the population, making depression the second-leading cause of disability. What are the causes of depression, why is it on the increase, and what can be done? “Talking About Depression” this week “On The Line.”

ON THE LINE: Talking About Depression

Published August 21, 2014

The WHO estimates that 350 million people around the world suffer from depression. That’s about four percent of the population, making depression the second-leading cause of disability. What are the causes of depression, why is it on the increase, and what can be done? “Talking About Depression” this week “On The Line.”

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