Stats: every second inhabitant of Britain has a problem with mental health

Half the adult population of the UK has a mental disorder of varying severity. This is the conclusion of scientists in the global survey. However, it is not so bad as it might seem at first glance.

Scientists have considered even the most minor symptoms for mental illnesses. The most frequent condition associated with worsening of mood and symptoms of depression. Women's apathy and lack of motivation occurs in one and a half times more often than men, experts. Still, scientists were able to prove that mental disorders are registered more often in the poor than from the rich.

The most common pathology experts called depression, her symptoms were diagnosed in 19% of the adult population. Just in the survey polled 5,000 people aged between 55 and 64 years.

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