As many as two thirds of people with depression do not realize that they have a treatable illness and therefore do not seek professional help. In addition, much of the public, including many health providers, continue to have misperceptions about the disease. The view of depression as a personal weakness or failing that can be willed or wished away leads to painful stigmatization and avoidance of the diagnosis by many of those affected. Do you know what to look for and best practices? Test yourself with our quick quiz.
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Cite this: Stephen Soreff. Fast Five Quiz: How Much Do You Know About Depression? - Medscape - Jan 20, 2016.