Survey: One In Five US Adults Affected By Mental Illness In 2011.

HealthDay (12/1, Preidt) reported, “One in five adults in the United States, or 45.6 million people, had a mental illness in the past year,” according to the “2011 National Survey on Drug Use and Health,” which “defined mental illness as having a diagnosable mental, behavioral or emotional disorder. The survey included more than 65,000 people aged 12 and older in the United States. The report on the survey was released by the US Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA).”

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— “Mental Illness Affects 1 in 5 U.S. Adults, Survey Finds, “Robert Preidt, HealthDay, November 30, 2012.

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