Depressive Disorder’s Impact on the Global Burden of Disease

By spanning the world’s history we firstly, witness the key role of communicable diseases in taking the lives of people. Hopefully, with the help of sanitation and vaccination, we were able to decrease the effects of these diseases. But unfortunately, the impact of communicable diseases has shown up next as the leading causes of mortality and morbidity. This problem appeared as a result of lifestyle changes, and it’s somewhat solvable with lifestyle modification too.

Now the main problem is that mental health issues are taking the place of these two causes as the world moves more towards technology! One might think what Japan, as one of the strongest world economies, has the highest amounts of suicide? Mental health issues and, on the top major depressive disorder is really winning the race, and in the upcoming years, it will be the leading cause of mortality and morbidity.

Why is this happening? How could we stop it and rescue the world from this hidden ghost?