Ways Your Pet Helps You Fight Depression

Depression Statistics 1 of 10

Depression is a painful, common affliction in today's world.

  • One in three women will suffer from major depression at some point in her lifetime.
  • One in five men will suffer from major depression in his lifetime.
  • A 1999 study found that men diagnosed with AIDS who had pets were half as likely to report having depression as men diagnosed with AIDS who didn't have pets.