Tag: Depression

In the UK alone, every two seconds somebody Googles ‘depression’. [1] Work-related depression is costing Europe an estimated €617 billion annually. The total was made up of costs to employers resulting from absenteeism and presenteeism (€272 billion), loss of productivity (€242 billion), whereas health care costs are about €63 billion. [2] One of the causes […]

Introduction and Overview Depression and anxiety is a growing problem in America. Depression has become very big. Feelings of “helplessness, loss of hope, sadness, crying, sleep or appetite disturbances, or difficulty concentrating, for at least two straight weeks” are sufficient for the very common diagnosis of “clinical depression.” Over the past half-century, hospitalizations for depression […]