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    Major Depressive Disorder

    Major depressive disorder (MDD) is defined as five or more of the following symptoms in the past 2 weeks, during which at least one is depressed mood or loss of interest or pleasure: depressed mood; diminished interest or pleasure in activities; significant weight loss or...

    Bipolar Disorder

    Bipolar I disorder affects approximately 0.4% to 1% of the global population. In the United States, bipolar-related disorders are associated with a significant economic burden because of the functional impairment they cause. Due to long wait times for access to specialist...


    In the United States, suicide was the cause of more than 47,500 deaths in 2019. Females attempt suicide 1.5 times more frequently than males. However, rates of completed suicide are higher in males than in females. In the US population, the suicide rate is highest in adults...

    Generalized Anxiety and Panic Disorders

    Anxiety disorders are characterized by excessive fear and worry. Generalized anxiety disorder (GAD) and panic disorder (PD) are two of the most common anxiety disorders in the United States. GAD is defined as excessive worry and anxiety that occur on most days for at least 6...


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