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How to Heal Anxiety and "Dep" "(Dr. Luciani's
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"Major depression is a serious medical illness
affecting 9.9 million American adults, ... 5 percent of the adult
population in a given year. Unlike normal emotional experiences of
sadness, loss, or passing mood states, major depression is
persistent and can significantly interfere with an individual's
thoughts, behavior, mood, activity, and physical health." This
disorder "is the leading cause of disability in the U.S. and
many other developed countries.
Nearly twice as many women (6.7 million) as men (3.2 million) suffer
from major depressive disorder each year. Major depression can occur
at any age including childhood, the teenage years and adulthood. All
ethnic, racial and socioeconomic groups suffer from..." this
NAMI Fact Sheet
7/03 "In the first
study to show a direct genetic link between emotional stress
and depression, researchers found that people with a certain
type of brain chemistry gene were more vulnerable to deep depression
after traumatic events such as the death of a family member."
and Treating Depression in Young Children
Recent debate about the use of medication in very young children has
sparked even more discussion about our ability to correctly diagnose
psychiatric disorders in this age group.
Brown University Child and Adolescent Behavior Letter 19(3) 2003
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