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Depression may be the second leading cause of disability

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Depression may be the second leading cause of disability worldwide.

Researchers from the U.S., Canada and Australia came to the conclusion by analyzing various studies on depressive disorders.

The highest rates are found in central America and central and southeast Asia.

The World Health Organization estimates about 350-million people worldwide have depression which is 4-percent of the global population.

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