rolf's diary

Shocking Statistics About Depression

In borderline, diary, self esteem on 21. July 2010 at 05:20

As a young girl, I thought no one felt the way I did. I wondered, Do other children feel this way? This loneliness? These bursts of self hatred?”

The statistics are scary.

18.8 million American adults (That’s 9.5%) of the population are suffering from depressive disorders. [SOURCE]

2% of Preschoolers are clinically depressed. Meaning, one in every fifty preschool student is chronically depressed. [SOURCE]

via Shocking Statistics About Depression | healthkicker.

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