In the United States, 64% of the population qualified for mental illness at one point of their life. Anxiety is the most common mental disorder in the United States affecting 18% of Americans. Depression was the leading cause of disability is 2004 for people of ages 15-44 in the United States, according to the WHO. It costs the United States $31 billion every year. Thirty thousand Americans commit suicide every year, and hundreds of thousands make suicide attempts according to the Center for Disease Control (CDC). This puts suicide at 13th place in death causes for Americans in 2004 and at the 3rd place in deaths for Americans of ages 15-24, according to CDC.
Mental illness can result from multiple causes. These causes can be either surrounding (resulting from the outside factors) or individual (stemming from the own person). Environmental and genetic factors are the most effective elements in a person’s mental condition. The effect of environmental factors
Originally posted 2015-09-04 16:16:29.