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Can you have both anxiety and depression? Dr. Natalie Azar weighs in

Some people may confuse anxiety and depression, but they are two different medical conditions.
/ Source: TODAY

While anxiety and depression are two different mental health conditions, it is possible for patients to have both. And according to the National Institute of Mental Health, about one in five U.S. adults experiences a mental illness in a given year.

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Dr. Natalie Azar explores the topic in this week's Ask a Doctor series.