Manage depression to invest in your brain’s health

Nicola - Wednesday, June 8, 2016

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Major depression is the most predominant mental illness and is the fourth cause of disability worldwide – costing individuals and society a fortune. Major depression is a complex disorder with diverse aetiological mechanisms such as neuro-biological, cognitive, genetic, environmental and behavioural factors.  However, depression is now recognised as a risk factor for dementia.   Therefore it is essential to pro-actively manage dementia today for your brain’s health tomorrow.

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