10. More Women Than Men
Women have higher rates of depression than men but are less likely to commit suicide. Nearly 1 in 10 women experienced depression following the birth of a child.
11. Link Between Physical & Mental Health
People who are depressed are more likely to suffer from other ailments—everything from colds to heart disease, and in the case of Robin Williams, Parkinson’s Disease. People with depression are more likely to live in states with less access to health insurance and higher rates of obesity.