Just how common is depression? According to research cited by the Anxiety and Depression Association of America (ADAA), major depressive disorder is the number one cause of disability in the United States for people aged 15 to 44. An estimated 16.1 million Americans are affected by major depressive disorder every year. Persistent depressive disorder affects around 1.5 percent of the population in the United States.

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