Mental disorders shorten life of 10 years

People with mental health problems (depression, anxiety disorders) live 10 years less mentally healthy people. Information was established in the analysis of research conducted over the past decade.

Each year kills about 8 million people with mental illness. Only a small share of attempted suicide and accidents. Most deaths occur due to diseases of the cardiovascular system, problems with the lungs, tumor process.

Today, the most common mental illnesses are depression and anxiety disorders. They can shorten a person's life by 10 years for various reasons.

According to statistics, people with depression and other mental disorders commit suicide 7 times more likely than healthy people. Many somatic diseases occur in people with mental health problems more severe and significantly increase the risk of death.

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