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Let's Talk About Depression - The Leading Cause Of Ill Health And Disability Worldwide

Duration: 4 min 14 sec



World Health Day was celebrated on 7 April this year and its was centred around the theme 'Depression: let's talk'. World Health Organisation is leading a one-year global campaign on depression, with an aim that more people with depression, everywhere in the world, both seek and get help. According to the latest WHO estimates, more than 300 million people are now living with depression, an increase of more than 18% between 2005 and 2015. In this episode of Doctors On Call, we talk about depression, its causes, symptoms and treatment.

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