Is it true that depression is more common in the west? by Connie b. Dellobuono

Answer by Connie b. Dellobuono:

In countries where there is less sunshine. Vit D helps in the absorption of important minerals, calcium and magnesium. Most of our body cells function in the presence of calcium and magnesium rich whole foods – happy foods (nuts,fish,whole foods). Social interaction is less in the West, where it is not as populous as the East.

Is it true that depression is more common in the west?