Mental Health

Studies by the World Health Organisation suggest that by 2030 depression is likely to become the health condition which causes the biggest economic burden worldwide. But compared with many physical illnesses, including heart disease and HIV/AIDS, depression and other types of mental illness are still hidden and underfunded.

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Wed 2 Sep 2009 04:40 GMT

BBC World Service Archive

BBC World Service Archive

This programme was restored as part of the World Service archive project