Survey finds increase in mental illness among U.S. adults

09/28/2011 | HealthDay News

A review of National Health Interview Survey data showed that the rate of self-reported mental illness among adults ages 18 to 64 jumped from 2% between 1997 and 1999 to 2.7% between 2007 and 2009. The increase was seen mainly in people with significant psychological distress who did not seek help in the past year and among those who also reported having other chronic illnesses, researchers noted in the American Journal of Public Health.

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