CDC Report Estimates One In Five Children Have A Mental Disorder
Globally, by 2020, the WHO expects depression to come second only to heart disease as a cause of lost years of health
Mental ill health accounts for some 15 per cent of the disease burden in developed countries – and people who are seriously mentally ill typically die 20 years earlier than would otherwise be expected
Fear of public speaking, or glossophobia, is estimated to affect 75 percent of adults.
New studies find that chronic pain and phobic anxiety are linked with shorter telomeres
Medical illnesses — and medication side effects — may be behind nearly 10% to 15% of all cases of depression
ADHD is one of the most common neuro-developmental disorders of childhood, affecting as many as 9% of kids ages 3 to 17 (5 million children) and between 2% and 4% of adults, according to the National Resource Center on ADHD.
Americans aged from 18 to 33 years appear to be the most badly affected by mental stress and getting support for it from their health care providers. With an average stress level of 5.4, this is higher than the 4.9 national average and considerably higher than the 3.6 "healthy" level.
The latest findings square with other studies that find a quarter of Americans don't have access to mental health care.
Girl are about twice as likely as their male counterparts to exhibit signs of mood disorders at 14-20 percent.
Stress is an important risk factor in the genesis of anxiety disorder.
Obsessive Compulsive Disorder affects 2.2-million Americans.
The CDC has ranked suicide as the 11th leading cause of death among persons over age 10 (33,289 suicide deaths were reported in the US in 2009).
Bipolar disorder (BP) is a chronic, debilitating illness that affects 0.4% to 4% of the US population.
A million Britons live with the hell of Obsessive Compulsive Disorder.
Overall global antidepressant market for the four indications, (MDD, OCD, GAD and PD) was valued at $11.9 billion in 2011, growing from $10.5 billion in 2004.
More than 350 million people suffer from depression globally ( World Health Organization; 2012 ).
An estimated 40 million people in the U.S. are currently living with anxiety.
An estimated one of every 88 children in the United States was diagnosed with an autism spectrum disorder in 2008.
According to the American Psychiatric Association, attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) affects 9% of adolescents and 4.1% of adults in the United States.
Some Common pollutants have been linked to ADHD
About 1 out of 10 Americans report having depression, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
Suicide has overtaken traffic accidents as the leading cause of injury deaths in the U.S., a national study found (2012).
Taking Ginkgo Biloba Does Not Improve Memory
Inflammation has been linked to Depression; so blood tests targeting inflammation can soon be used to detect severe depression
People with more power have less anxiety
Episodes of depression are almost always preceded by a major life event. There are no gender differences.
Puberty is turned on by the brain during Deep Sleep.
Good news for the estimated 15 million people suffering from social anxiety. A new study led by MIT researchers suggests that brain scans can help predict whether people with social anxiety disorder will benefit from cognitive behavioral therapy.
New research led by researchers at North Carolina State University shows that exposure to the chemical bisphenol A (BPA) early in life results in high levels of anxiety by causing significant gene expression changes in a specific region of the brain called the amygdala. The researchers also found that a soy-rich diet can mitigate these effects.
More than one in four American adults has a diagnosable mental-health disorder, and one in 17 has a serious disorder such as schizophrenia or bipolar disorder
Globally, 1 in 13 suffers from anxiety
35.7% of people in the US are obese, putting them at greater risk of Alzheimer's
115m people globally will get Alzheimer's by 2050.
Employee Interests Predict How They Will Perform on the Job.
Walnuts Appear to Improve Semen Quality in Healthy.
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has classified insufficient sleep as a public health epidemic, citing surveys that found 48 percent of adults snore and nearly 38 percent unintentionally fell asleep during the day at least once in a month.
Sleep problems of one sort or another bedevil about 70 million Americans, according to the National Center on Sleep Disorders Research at the National Institutes of Health.
Deep Brain Stimulation is often effective in treating OCD.
Cognitive decline with increasing age has emerged as one of the greatest health care problems worldwide. It is estimated that 1 in 10 persons older than 65 years and nearly half of those older than 85 have some degree of dementia.
Over the past three decades anxiety disorders have jumped more than 1,200 percent, with as many as 117 million adults in the U.S. reporting high levels of anxiety, studies indicate.
In the absence of effective actions, about one billion people worldwide will die prematurely in the next century from tobacco use.
Anche il riposo è utile al cervello (Rest is also useful to the brain)
In the United States in 2001-2003, 30% of the population experienced some form of mental illness.
Between 8 to 22 percent of children in the United States suffer from anxiety and emotional issues, complicated by other disorders such as depression.
Obesity is Linked to Increased Risk for Psoriatic Arthritis.
Untreated young people at clinical high risk for psychosis have increased salivary cortisol levels compared with treated high-risk patients and mentally healthy individuals, study results show.
Vitamin D Supplementation Does Not Relieve Depressive Symptoms.
The timing of the greatest release of human growth hormone (HGH) is in the first deep sleep cycle. The depressed have very little SWS [slow-wave sleep, Stages 3 and 4 of the sleep cycle] and no big pulse of HGH.
Anxiety is considered a mental health issue. While some people don’t understand it or refuse to admit they are anxious, prolonged stress symptoms may generate other disorders such as depression, insomnia, digestive problems, obesity, memory loss, and even unexplained skin conditions such as eczema.
A habit of smiling will help reduce anxiety in daily life.
Muscle-building Supplement Creatine Vastly Improves Response Time, Quality of Recovery in Women with Major Depressive Disorder
In the developing world, 150 million can’t sleep due to Insomnia.
A new report shows that the percentage of girls who experience a major depressive episode in the past year triples between the ages of 12 and 15 (from 5.1 percent to 15.2 percent respectively).
Depression was found to be lowest in North America and highest in some parts of Asia and the Middle East.
Anxiety – the most common of all mental disorders – currently affects about one in 13 people (7.3 per cent).
About one in 21 people (4.7 per cent) of people will have major depression at any point in time.
While clinical depression is common throughout the lifespan, anxiety becomes less common in men and women over the age of 55.
Both major depression and anxiety are found more commonly in women than in men.
Mental disorders are rapidly becoming the leading causes of disability worldwide.
In 1994, a study asking a random sample of thousands of Americans about their mental health reported that 15 percent had ever suffered from anxiety disorders. A 2009 study of people interviewed about their anxiety repeatedly for years raised that estimate to 49.5 percent - which would be 117 million U.S. adults.
About 3 million people in the United States suffer from Schizophrenia, which is approximately 1 percent of the population.
Emotional problems in childhood are common. Approximately 8 to 22 percent of children suffer from anxiety, often combined with other conditions such as depression.
As many as one in six Americans is likely to suffer a major depression in their lifetimes
In a recent survey, patients stated they were comfortable receiving therapy using the phone or the Internet
Over 50% of Internet users are likely to seek a second opinion about their health on the Internet
There are over 7 million people suffering from Obsessive Compulsive Disorder in the US
50% of Americans will experience some form of mental illness in their lifetime
Anxiety can cause Obesity (otherwise known as Stress Eating).
There are very few reliable physical tests for diagnosing most mental disorders, mis-diagnosis can be common; always get a second opinion.
Many people who suffer from insomnia also suffer from anxiety and/or depression.
Most pharmaceutical companies offer medication assistance programs for people who cannot afford their medications. See www.pparx.org for more information.
What you eat has a profound impact on your Brain health; Omega oils and anti-oxidants help with proper functioning; sugars, starch and alcohol impede it.
18 million US citizens have a serious mental illness.
There are now genes associated with most mental health disorders; by getting your genes sequenced, you can assess your biological inclination to various diseases.
It is quite common to have one mental disorder be accompanied by others; like people with OCD tend to develop depression over time.
30 Minutes of exercise a day can help you be more mentally balanced and sharp by reducing stress hormones and increasing oxygen flow.
Each year 8 - 14 million people in the United States suffer from depression. Approximately 20% of the entire population will experience at least on occurance of major depression during their lifetimes.
One out of five patient's in the United States seeking a doctor's care has an anxiety disorder such as panic attacks.
Suicide is the eleventh leading cause of death in the US and the third leading cause of death in the US and the third leading cause for people ages 10-24 years.
40% of all disability cases involve a mental illness.
Approximately 67% of all people with a diagnosable mental illness do not seek treatment.
Mental Illness affects 50% of Americans during their lifetime.