Survey finds 16.5 million Americans experience depression

05/20/2009 | Yahoo!

Data from a 2007 government survey on drug use and health found 16.5 million American adults had experienced at least one bout of major depression during the past year. Only 64.5% were treated for their depression, researchers said, with 43% of those not seeking care citing cost as the reason. Rates of depression were higher among younger adults compared to older Americans.

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