Mental_Illness

Mental_Illness - Mental Disorders Are Common Mental Illness G Michael Roybal M.D M.P.H HP 200 Fall 2006 22.1 Americans 18 and over suffer from a

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1 Mental Illness G. Michael Roybal, M.D., M.P.H. HP 200 Fall 2006 November 14, 2006 Mental Disorders Are Common: λ 22.1 Americans 18 and over suffer from a diagnoseable mental disorder. – When applied to the 1998 census data this translates to 44.3 M people in the US Mental Disorders Are Common: λ 4 of 10 Leading Causes of Disability in US are Mental Disorders: – Major Depression – Bipolar Disorder – Schizophrenia – Obsessive Compulsive Disorder Not uncommon for individuals to suffer from >1 disorder at a time. Mental Disorders Are Common: λ Mental Disorders are diagnosed using: – Diagnositic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, fourth edition – Also known as the DSM-IV
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2 Depressive Disorders: λ Major Depressive Disorder λ Dysthymic Disorder λ Bipolar Disorder
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3 Depressive Disorders: λ 18.8 M American Adults Suffer from Depressive Disorders in a Given Year – 9.5% of the population – Women affected twice as often as men λ 12% of Women vs 6.6% of Men λ 12.4 M Women, 6.4 M Men
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This note was uploaded on 02/28/2010 for the course HP 200 taught by Professor Roybal during the Fall '05 term at USC.

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Mental_Illness - Mental Disorders Are Common Mental Illness G Michael Roybal M.D M.P.H HP 200 Fall 2006 22.1 Americans 18 and over suffer from a

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