One quarter of the British workforce have been diagnosed as depressed

09 October 2012
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Despite the highest diagnosed rate of depression in Europe, British workers may be no more likely to suffer from the condition then those in other European countries. Do the results of this study really indicate that the NHS is just better at diagnosing patients with depression? If 26% of the population have been diagnosed, what is the real number of sufferers?

“People themselves have got better at recognising it, and doctors have got better at diagnosing it and supporting patients.” Emer O’Neill, chief executive of Depression Alliance

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