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Diagnosis: Anxiety and Depression

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  • Diagnosis: Anxiety and Depression<p>Disorders in the anxiety and depression cluster have seen an explosion of diagnoses in the last two decades. Some claim that it has helped identify who needs treatment so that more people get the help they need. Others believe that everyone is being diagnosed with something, so that words like "depression" and "anxiety" have almost lost all meaning.</p> <p>How do you think the increase in diagnoses has affected American society?</p>