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Depression research is severely underfunded. Depression ranks as one of the World Health Organization's top global concerns, and is one of the leading causes of disability worldwide. Yet, compared to other list-topping illnesses like cancer and heart disease, depression research receives only a fraction of the funding.
Cancer research is consistently one of the most funded illnesses at the NIH, receiving more than 90% more funding than depression. Yet the populations impacted by depression and cancer are very similar in size. The NNDC is working to advance scientific discovery for depressive and bipolar illnesses, but without proper funding we can only get so far.