Depression, the Modern World Disease


A depressive disorder is a disease affecting the body (brain), mood, and thinking. It also affects a person’s appetite, sleep, and what he/she thinks of himself/herself. A depressive disorder is not the same as a temporary sadness or a condition a person can overcome at will. However, the majority of patients suffering depression can be cured with the correct treatment.

In pharmacology, lithium salts refer to the use of Li+ ion as a drug. Several chemical lithium salts are used as mood stabilizers, particular in bi-polar disorders.


“Through its lithium-derived products SQM contributes to a solution for this modern-time ailment”.