Mental Health Disorder Statistics

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Mental Illness StatisticsData
Number of American adults that experience mental illness in a given year61,500,000
Percent of American youth (age 13 to 18) that experience mental illness in a given year20 %
Percent of adults that live with major depression6.7 %
Percent of adults that live with anxiety disorders18.1 %
Percent of adults in homeless shelters that who have a serious mental illness26 %
Percent of state prisoners who have a diagnosed mental illness20 %
Percent of adults with a mental illness that received no mental health services last year60 %
Percent of all chronic mental illness that begins by age 1445 %
Annual lost earnings due to mental illness$193,200,000,000
Average loss in life expectancy for adults with a serious mental illness25 years
Percent of suicide victims that suffered from a mental illness92 %
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RankMental DisorderNumber Affected
1Mood Disorders20,900,000
2Eating Disorder19,000,000
3Personality Disorders14,800,000
4Phobias12,500,000
5Anxiety Disorder11,000,000
6Panic Disorder9,500,000
7Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder6,400,000
8Bipolar Disorder2,300,000
9Schizophrenia2,200,000
10Autism Spectrum Disorders1,088,000
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Statistic Sources & References
Sources: Center for Disease Control, The Kim Foundation, National Alliance on Mental Illness, National Institute of Mental Health
Content Author: Statistic Brain

Date research was conducted: September 6, 2017

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