This depression web app provides timely, up-to-date, and easy-to-understand information about what depression is and its symptoms and causes.
Depression is the most frequent mental illness of our time, it affects men and women; to children, adolescents, adults and the elderly, regardless of their beliefs, culture, race or socioeconomic level.
According to the World Health Organization, it is estimated that there are between 120 and 200 million people in the world who suffer from this disease, which represents approximately 3% of the world population.
Depression affects one in eight adolescents and it is estimated that between 4% and 6% of children suffer from it.
The WHO (World Health Organization) predicts that in ten years it will become the second cause of disability, surpassing traffic accidents, cerebrovascular accidents (CVA) and lung diseases.
Depression not only affects the mood, but also the body and the way of thinking, interferes with all aspects of an individual's life, seriously damaging their social relationships and well-being.
Therefore, this disease should not be confused with a passing mood.
This Depression Web App attempts to collect and organize useful, timely, and up-to-date information related to depression.