Posts Tagged ‘mental’
WHO estimates that worldwide there are 450 million people suffering from mental, neurological or behavior, and that most of these disorders are neither diagnosed nor treated. Globally, neuropsychiatric disorders are the cause of death for 1,105,000 people (2002), in 13 000 cases, the leading cause of death is directly related to the presence of depressive disorders. According to research the condition of people in mental distress would instead, according to best estimates, over 900 million, about 13% of the world.
The amount of people in a more or less severe mental suffering is therefore plenty of persons of one billion, one fifth of the global population.
If we report these data to the reality of our country, we can advance the hypothesis that about ten million Italians suffer from a disease or a mental disorder. Read the rest of this entry »