Depression becomes the No 1 reason for ill health globally
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Depression is now the leading cause of ill health and disability in the world, accord ing to the World Health Organisation (WHO), following a huge spike in the number of people who report living with the condition.

The condition has overtaken lower respiratory disease as the biggest global health problem, with latest figures showing more than 30 crore people worldwide have a diagnosis of depression, an increase of more than 18% between 2006 and 2015. The organisation said it hopes the figures will lead to improved availability of effective treatment for the condition which carries a huge human cost as well as costing the world economy crores.....

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