Depression is a master of procrastination.The disease, which the World Health Organization (WHO) estimates afflicts 350 million people worldwide, can reduce productivity in individuals by as much as one-third. It’s an issue that researchers from Tufts Medical School this week determined costs the U.S. a whopping $44 billion per year in lost wages.

via Depression Isn’t Just a Health Crisis, It’s an Economic Disaster – The Daily Beast.