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Why “High-Functioning Depression” Is an Invisible Danger

The expression, entered mainstream discourse after Miss USA 2019, , died in January 2022.

“High-functioning depression” does not find a place in the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM), the world’s de facto directory of medical illnesses.



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Mukundarajan V N

Retired banker living in India. Avid reader. I write to learn, inform and inspire. Believe in ethical living and sustainable development.