All About Mental Illness
This is a serious medical illness which affect around 20% of adult people every year or any other mental disorder. Anxiety disorder affects around 14% of the adult population each year while depression affects 6% each year.
The remaining percentage are affected by other disorder like psychotic diseases like schizophrenia, substance abuse, personality disorder and other conditions.
The sufferer cannot overcome the disorder through the use of will power and the disorder has not been by anyway found related to the persons character or intelligence. Even thought the illness is so much spread in the world the fact is the serious illness only concentrates on a very small group of people or proportion of 6%.
The question whether mental illness runs at a family line, has made many try and trace any mental illness along their family. The fact is most of the people with mental illness does not have family members with the same.
For most of the mental disorders that have been discovered, they have no link at all. For others like schizophrenia and bipolar disorder some predisposition of the illness may be passed from the family.
According to the report, 10% of children and adult in US suffer from emotional and mental disorder which lead to functional impairment. It has also been reported four of the ten highest leading causes of disability in US is related to mental illness.
Of the 15% of the people seriously affected by mental illness dies of suicide compared to an approximate value of 1% of the entire population. The ongoing treatment are working to reduce the risk and case of suicide