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Lisa Keating: Depression in America

In recent months, depression has been a focus in the press, and this is why: About one in 10 Americans now report suffering from depression. The National Institute of Health reports that these numbers translate to about 14 million Americans who experience depression and that depression is now one of the top 10 chronic health problems nationwide.Depression is particularly important to treat not only because of the unhappiness and dysfunction it causes people in their everyday life, but also because it can lead to other serious physical illnesses. For this reason, medical professionals are now screening for, and treating depression, …

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