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Mental Health Disorders, The Largest Undiagnosed Disease in the United States

Mental Health

Interesting article on mental health disorders from my alma mater. I feel that too often these disorders are stigmatized and kept hidden by people rather than seeking treatment or help. If someone you know or love is suffering please encourage them to seek help from a mental health professional. A few takeaways from the article.

* An estimated 26% of Americans ages 18 and older — about 1 in 4 adults — suffers from a diagnosable mental disorder in a given year.

Mental health disorders account for several of the top causes of disability in established market economies, such as the U.S. #socialanxiety #mentalhealth #anxietyhelp

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