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Facts & Stats

DEPRESSION

Clinical depression is much more common than people believe. It will affect more than 19 million Americans this year. One-fourth of all women and one-eighth of all men will suffer at least one episode of depression during their lifetime.

– National Institute of Mental Health, 2000

There are three main categories of depression: major depressive disorder, dysthymic disorder, and bipolar disorder.

MAJOR DEPRESSIVE DISORDER

DYSTHYMIC DISORDER