Annual Costs of Major Depressive Disorder (MDD) Sufferers in the United States Top $210 Billion

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BOSTON–(BUSINESS WIRE)–A new study published this month in the Journal of Clinical Psychiatry found that the economic burden of individuals in the United States suffering from major depressive disorder (MDD) rose 21%, from $173.2 billion in 2005 to $210.5 billion in 2010.┬áThe study also found that the 2008 economic recession made it particularly hard for those suffering from depression to retain their jobs.

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