Burden of Depressive Disorders: Findings from the Global Burden of Disease Study 2010 (BBC News / PLoS Medicine)

Summary

Depression is the second most common cause of disability worldwide (back pain being the primary cause), according to an international review of research. Experts urge that this disease should be treated as a public health priority globally.

Read more: BBC News: Depression: ‘Second biggest cause of disability’ in world.

Reference

Briggs, H. (2013). Depression: ‘Second biggest cause of disability’ in world. London: BBC Health News, November 6th 2013.

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