Major depressive disorder (MDD), commonly known as depression, has in decades been receiving increased attention from news outlets and in popular culture. This condition affects roughly one in 15 adults (or 6.7%) of the adult population. This translates into millions across the globe who struggle with depression and are looking to learn more about their condition—particularly how to treat it. With so much information available, it is crucial to separate the truth from hearsay.
Take the following depression quiz to find out how well you know this condition.