Trends in depression prevalence in the USA from 2005 to 2015: widening disparities in vulnerable groups.

@article{Weinberger2018TrendsID,
  title={Trends in depression prevalence in the USA from 2005 to 2015: widening disparities in vulnerable groups.},
  author={Andrea H. Weinberger and Misato Gbedemah and Alfonso Mart{\'i}nez Mart{\'i}nez and Denis Nash and Sando Galea and Renee D Goodwin},
  journal={Psychological medicine},
  year={2018},
  volume={48 8},
  pages={1308-1315}
}
BACKGROUND Major depression is associated with significant disability, morbidity, and mortality. The current study estimated trends in the prevalence of major depression in the US population from 2005 to 2015 overall and by demographic subgroups. METHODS Data were drawn from the National Survey on Drug Use and Health (NSDUH), an annual cross-sectional study of US persons ages 12 and over (total analytic sample N = 607 520). Past-year depression prevalence was examined annually among… CONTINUE READING