Is It Depression, or Is It Anxiety?

High rates of overlap and similar symptoms make diagnoses difficult. But in the future, that might not matter.

Erman Misirlisoy, PhD
Elemental

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Illustration: Miju Lee

Where does anxiety end and depression begin?

In 2017, the World Health Organization estimated that 4.4% of the global population — more than 300 million people — suffer from depression, and that…

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Erman Misirlisoy, PhD
Elemental

Research Leader (Ex-Instagram / Chief Scientist at multiple startups). Author of the User Insight Newsletter: https://userinsight.substack.com/