Depression facts and statistics


* Depression is most prevelant in people ages 45-64

* Women have higher rates of depression than men

* 121 million people worldwide suffer from depression

* Those who are unemployed or recently divirced are more likely to suffer from depression

*The number of people diagnosed with depression increases roughly 20% each year


* 11% of adolescents have depression by age 18

* Women are 70% more likely to experience depression than men

* 30% of college students in 2013 reported feeling depressed

* 50% of american adults with depression who don't seek help

* 10% of americans over the age of 65 have depression


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