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Information on Depression


Describe the disorder and detailing the current trends in diagnosis and treatment for the disorder you have chosen.

? Format the summary in accordance with APA guidelines.

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Throughout the course of our lives, we all experience episodes of unhappiness, sadness, or grief. When these feelings of sadness and other symptoms make it hard for us to get through the day, and when the symptoms last for more than a couple of weeks, we may have what is called clinical depression.

Mental disorders

Mental illnesses are common to all countries and cause immense suffering. People with these disorders are often subjected to social isolation, poor quality of life and increased mortality. These disorders are the cause of staggering economic and social costs. 450 million people worldwide are affected by mental, neurological or behavioral problems at any time.
Mental illnesses affect and are affected by chronic conditions such as cancer, heart and cardiovascular diseases, diabetes and HIV/AIDS. Untreated, they bring about ...

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This solution provides information on the theory of depression. It then provides information on the diagnosis and treatment detailing the current trends in diagnosis and treatment for the disorder. This information is provided in the APA format.