Friday, April 21, 2006

Depressing News

This week is National Depression Week (17 - 23rd April 2006) and is set to promote awareness about depression, a chronic and debilitating condition.

Depression Alliance quote that depression is widespread, affecting at least 1 in 5 of us at some point in our lives; tragically for some depression can lead to death.

It may be news to you that BACP commissioned a Depression Poll in March 2006 to Mintel and YouGov plc

Although it's not clear at this stage what sums of money exchanged hands for this quality research, the results indicate that 66 percent of British adults now experience depression. A second investigation was then carried out among a quarter of the sample group to establish if they have a condition severe enough to see their GP or a therapist.$17096230.htm


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