Depression climbs among Gulf Coast residents after BP oil spill

Gulf Coast residents reported a 25.6 % increase in depression after the massive BP oil spill spewed an estimated 172 million gallons of crude into the water, a Gallup poll released Tuesday finds.

A clinical diagnosis of depression among those surveyed was up four points--25.6%-- in the 15 weeks after the April 20 Deepwater Horizon explosion compared to the 15 weeks before the oil spill.

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What this article does not mention is the lost way of life that this Gulf Oil Disaster has created, compound that with this current economic depression and the many health issues with being in close proximity to government allowed toxic corexit poison fallout in the rain; I am surprised the numbers in this poll are so low. -- kdtroxel

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