SAMHSA: 4.3 Million Americans With Full-Time Jobs Had An Anxiety Disorder In The Past Year

HealthDay (5/22, Preidt) reports that a study from the US Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) reveals that “4.3 million Americans with full-time jobs had an anxiety disorder in the past year,” a number that “represents 3.7 percent of full-time workers aged 18 and older, according to” SAMHSA. Researchers arrived at this conclusion after analyzing “data from 67,500 respondents aged 12 and older who took part in SAMHSA’s annual National Survey on Drug Use and Health between 2008 and 2012.”

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— “Over 4 Million Working Americans Suffer From Anxiety Disorders,” Robert Preidt, HealthDay, May 21, 2015.

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