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What is major Depressive Disorder (MDD) ?

Major depressive disorder (MDD), or depression, is one of the most common mental health conditions worldwide. According to a national survey, the 12-month and lifetime prevalence’s of depression were 10.4% and 20.6%, respectively. Additionally, MDD is the leading cause of disability worldwide. Depression is a serious mental illness that requires treatment.

Depression is also associated with other mental health conditions, specifically generalized anxiety disorder. Know that if you are experiencing symptoms of depression, help is available. An individualized treatment plan with incorporation of psychotherapy and medication management has been shown to be most effective.

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