National Survey of
1,000 American Adults
Conducted August 13-14, 2014
By Rasmussen Reports
1* How serious
a problem is clinical depression in America today?
2* Does the United States need to take more action to
identify and treat clinical depression?
3* Who should be most responsible for detecting and
getting help for those with clinical depression - families, medical
professionals, friends or someone else?
4* Are most
doctors skilled enough to detect clinical depression in a patient and to
prescribe help for that patient?
5* Have you or
someone in your immediate family ever been diagnosed with depression by a
NOTE: Margin of Sampling Error, +/- 3 percentage points with a 95% level of confidence