Infographic: The Cost of Major Depressive Disorder

March 10, 2016

The cost of major depressive disorder

Major Depressive Disorder (MDD) is among the most common mental illness diagnoses in the United States. The emotional toll on the families, friends, and colleagues of those afflicted is significant, but it does not stop there.

According to a recent study published in the Journal of Clinical Psychiatry, the data suggests a severe monetary strain resulting from MDD—both in the realm of health care and the private sector.

The cost of major depressive disorder

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Last Updated: March 29, 2017