Report: 22.5% Of US Adults Had At Least One Mental Disorder In 2013.

Medscape (10/8, Cassels) reports that, according to a report by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration in conjunction with the National Institute of Mental Health, nearly “a quarter of American adults experienced at least one mental health disorder in the past year.”

The report found that “22.5% of American adults (51.2 million people) had at least one mental disorder in the past year.” Some 17 million Americans “(7.4% of the adult population) suffered mood disorders, including major depression and bipolar disorders.”

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