Contrary to the popular belief depression is not just loss of the good mood. In fact it is serious disorder which is reflected in it’s full name – major depression disorder. The severity of the disorder is of great scale. Scientists believe that it will became the principal reason of loss of longevity by 2030.
Depression has been escalated by 33% during three years – 2013 to 2016, insurance statistics compiled by the Cross Blue Shield Association (BCBSA) claims. The data used to compile the statistic is more than complete: it was computed by analyzing 41 millions of US customers. The association states that it was increased 63% in adolescent population and 47% in millennial population. Women are twice likely to be diagnosed with major depression than men.
Depression rate is highly varied from state to state. The most depressive regions in US are Pacific Northwest, New England and Midwest. The least depressive is Hawaii. The prevalence of depression is reaching 6.4% in Rhode Island, while HI is showing only 2.1% rate.