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Alarming rates of depression in young women in 2021

This May is Mental Health Awareness Month, and according to BBC News, the rate of depression is soaring.  The demographic hit the hardest includes young women aged 16-29.

According to the following article “many people may not be seeking medical help…” this is scary since we know that depression is associated with poor quality of life and increased morbidity.  The rate of depression is alarming, suggesting that the prevalence has doubled since pre-pandemic times.  Although the highest rates of depression are in women aged 16-29, the next highest group is women 30-49 years old.  Learn more about alternative treatments for depression and other mood disorders and contact Megan Baerny, CRNA at Repose, Lake Oswego’s premier ketamine clinic.  Click the link for full article from BBC News.

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