- 6.7% of American adults, have had at least one major depressive episode in a given year.
- The median age at onset is 32.5 years old.
- Seasonal depression occurs in up to 5 percent of the U.S. population 
- Less than 50% of those worldwide with depression receive treatment 
- From 2007 to 2015 depression has increased from 6.6% to 7.3% 
- From 2005 to 2015 teen depression has risen from 8.7% to 12.7% [3
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