About One In Five US Women Will Experience Depression In Her Lifetime

Kaiser Health News (9/19, Gold) reports that approximately one out of five US women “will experience depression in her lifetime, twice the number of men.” Currently, “about 15 percent of women take an antidepressant,” but “among women age 40 to 59, that number is nearly 23 percent, according to the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.”

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— “The Women’s Health Issue No One Talks About,” Jenny Gold, Kaiser Health News, September 19, 2016.

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