• Depression Categorization

Categorization
CATEGORY Psychiatric Diseases
SYSTEM Nervous System
ORGAN Brain
ALTERNATE NAMES /COMMON NAMES Major Depressive Disorder, Clinical Depression, Unipolar Depression
NAMES IN DIFFERENT LANGUAGES Absad in Hindi; Bisannata in Bengali; Udasintta in Marathi; Depresion in Spanish
ICD 10 CLASSIFICATION K10
WORLD STATISTICS Approximately 5-8% of people are affected in U.S. every year. Also nearly 4% of children aged 5 to 16 in the U.K. are anxious or depressed.
INDIAN STATISTICS In 2012, total of 135445 people committed suicide due to Depression. Tamil Nadu tops the suicide index while Maharashtra ranks 2nd.
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