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The World Health Organization found that major depression was the leading cause of disability worldwide.
Anxiety disorders are the most common mental illness in the U.S.
Anxiety disorders cost the U.S. more than $42 billion a year, almost one-third of the country's $148 billion total mental health bill.
Antidepressant use in the United States among teens and adults (people ages 12 and older) increased by almost 400% between 1988–1994 and 2005–2008.
"The Economic Burden of Anxiety Disorders," a study commissioned by ADAA (The Journal of Clinical Psychiatry, 60(7), July 1999).