Mental disorders can be classified into mental retardation like Down syndrome, learning disabilities like dyslexia, and neurological disorder like epilepsy and sleep disorders.
The WHO statistics reported that half of the world population is affected by mental illness that affects relationships, self-confidence, and everyday life. Anxiety and Depression are the most common mental disorders in the world. Neuropsychiatric disorders like eating disorders and depression are the leading cause for disability worldwide, according to the WHO. These diseases affect individuals’ ability to function. They account for 37% of the lost healthy years of people worldwide. Mental health has been linked with socioeconomic status. Individuals of a higher education and financial state are less likely to develop mental problems.
Originally posted 2015-09-15 16:16:20.