National Depression Screening Day -- October 7, 2010

October 2010
MMWR: Morbidity & Mortality Weekly Report;10/1/2010, Vol. 59 Issue 38, p1229
The article focuses on the National Depression Screening Day sponsored by the Screening for Mental Health in the U.S. This special day will be observed during Mental Illness Awareness Week on October 2010. It cites depression as the third leading cause of disease burden worldwide and a leading cause of disability in developed countries. The negative impact of depression on well being and work is explained.


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