Tag Archives: mental health

4.3 million Americans working full time had an anxiety disorder in the past year

4.3 million Americans working full time had an anxiety disorder in the past year Source: Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration A new report by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Administration (SAMHSA) indicates about 3.7 percent of America’s full time adult workers age 18 or older (4.3 million Americans) had one or more […]

Racial and Ethnic Disparities in Men’s Use of Mental Health Treatments

Racial and Ethnic Disparities in Men’s Use of Mental Health Treatments (PDF) Source: National Center for Health Statistics Key findings Data from the National Health Interview Survey, 2010–2013 ● Nearly 9% of men (8.5%) had daily feelings of anxiety or depression. Less than one- half of them (41.0%) took medication for these feelings or had […]

Serious Psychological Distress Among Adults: United States, 2009–2013

Serious Psychological Distress Among Adults: United States, 2009–2013 Source: National Center for Health Statistics Key findings Data from the National Health Interview Survey, 2009–2013 In every age group, women were more likely to have serious psychological distress than men. Among all adults, as income increased, the percentage with serious psychological distress decreased. Adults aged 18–64 […]

Trends in the Five Most Costly Conditions among the U.S. Civilian Noninstitutionalized Population, 2002 and 2012

Trends in the Five Most Costly Conditions among the U.S. Civilian Noninstitutionalized Population, 2002 and 2012 Source: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality Highlights The same five medical conditions—heart conditions, cancer, trauma-related disorders, mental disorders, and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) and asthma—were ranked highest for medical spending in both 2002 and 2012. Heart conditions […]