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Most Common Mental Illnesses in the US

According to data compiled by U.S. Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, Anxiety is the most common mental illness in the United States notes an article that recently appeared online in The Tennasean publication.

“Nearly 1 in five U.S. adults lives with a mental illness. That translated to 44.7 million people in 2016. But estimates suggest that only half of the people with mental illnesses receive treatment, according to the National Institute of Mental Health.

The term mental illness refers to a wide range of mental health conditions, including depression, anxiety disorders, schizophrenia, eating disorders and addictive behaviors.”

The Top Five listed were:

1. Anxiety

2. Depression

3. Bi-Polar Disorder

4. Post Traumatic Stress Disorder

5. Schizophrenia

To read the entire article click here.

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