Taking Depression Seriously

According to a recent article in The Guardian ( 3rd April, 2010), at least 15% of the UK population are presently suffering from depression and those affected have dramatically soared since the onset of the recession. Depression is of course a major barrier to personal Wellbeing and there are significant taboos surrounding it. Whilst it is a medical condition, it is, in essence an invisible illness with mostly non physical symptoms hidden beneath the surface of the skin.

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