Depression is a mental condition, and about 350 million individuals suffer from it throughout the world. It affects all individuals regardless of social position, demographic, geographic location or age. Individuals who are depressed are more vulnerable to illnesses, such as colds, than non-depressed individuals. According to WHO, depression will be the 2nd highest cause of disability in the world by 2030, second just to AIDS/HIV. This list contains 10 strange facts about depression you probably don’t know.
Females are 2 times more likely to suffer from depression than males because females have a stronger genetic predisposition to developing depression.
Depression can cause a person to dream three to four times more than they generally would.