An estimated 26.2 percent of Americans 18 and older
Source: National Institute of Mental Health
Mental disorders now account for over 15 percent of the burden of disease in established market economies worldwide. This is more than the disease burden caused by all cancers.
Take a look at recent findings for some of the most common mental illnesses:
- Bipolar Illness
- Anxiety Disorders
- Panic Disorder
- Obsessive–Compulsive Disorder
- Post–Traumatic Stress Disorder
- Social Phobia
- Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder
Did you know?
The worst epidemic in U.S. history was the outbreak of Spanish influenza in 1918.