Matters of the Mind: Depression, the “common cold” of mental illnesses

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Depression, the “common cold” of mental illnesses is so common that according to the World Health Organization (WHO) over 300 million people worldwide are affected by it. It is a serious medical illness that negatively affects how you feel, the way you think and how you act, and it’s not just feeling sad for a short period of time. Other than More...

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