Posted by Oze Parrot on February 25th, 2008
Mental health disorders are common in all nations of the world. According to the National Institute for Mental Health, about 26 percent of Americans aged over 18 years are diagnosed with a mental disorder every year. This equates to almost 60 million people. The NIMH has also found that about 6 percent of those, have been diagnosed with a serious mental disorder, many of which may suffer from two or more mental conditions. Mental illness, has been found to be a major cause of disability amongst people, aged between 15 and 44 years in the US and Canada.
Of course, mental disorders are not confined to the adult person, as people of all ages and genders can be affected by the condition. Many children and adolescents are diagnosed with mental health problems, and special care is needed to treat them adequately… Read Story Here