Depression is a common illness worldwide, with an estimated 350 million people affected. Depression is different from usual mood fluctuations and short-lived emotional responses to challenges in everyday life. Especially when long-lasting and with moderate or severe intensity, depression may become a serious health condition. It can cause the affected person to suffer greatly and function poorly at work, at school and in the family. At its worst, depression can lead to suicide. Suicide results in an estimated 1 million deaths every year.Even in some high-income countries, people who are depressed are not always correctly diagnosed, and others who do not have the disorder are occasionally misdiagnosed and prescribed antidepressants.The burden of depression and other mental health conditions is on the rise globally.
Related Journals of Depression Case Reports
Medical case reports, Acta Psychopathologica, Journal of Neuropsychiatry, Journal of Dementia & Mental health, Mental Health in Family Medicine, Clinical Depression, Depression and Anxiety, Depression Research and Treatment, Depression