Cost of depression in Europe.

  title={Cost of depression in Europe.},
  author={Patrik A Sobocki and Bengt J{\"o}nsson and Jules Angst and Clas Rehnberg},
  journal={The journal of mental health policy and economics},
  volume={9 2},
BACKGROUND Depression is one of the most disabling diseases, and causes a significant burden both to the individual and to society. WHO data suggests that depression causes 6% of the burden of all diseases in Europe in terms of disability adjusted life years (DALYs). Yet, the knowledge of the economic impact of depression has been relatively little researched in Europe. AIMS OF THE STUDY The present study aims at estimating the total cost of depression in Europe based on published… CONTINUE READING
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