It is normal for people to occasionally feel “the blues” and the mild depression that comes from adversity. A death in the family, loss of a job, a major illness – all of these lead to normal feelings of melancholy. In other cases, the feelings of listlessness and meaninglessness do not go away. It is [...]
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Depression is one of the most serious and costly medical conditions to strike Americans, costing businesses more than obesity, smoking, and diabetes combined. Depression episodes are, on average, more expensive for employers than if an employee has a heart attack. Additionally, depression patients spend billions on depression medications every year.