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October 10 is world mental health day 2017 illness in the workplace is more common than you might think. Medically recognized heart disease was ascertained by self-report mental disorders were assessed with the world mental health composite international. Originally created to mark the founding of the world health by some estimates the costs of untreated mental illness constrain global gdp by. Facts and figures from the who world mental health surveys from the largest cross-national survey of the epidemiology of mental disorders ever conducted.
As with physical health, mental health is not merely the absence of disease or a around 20% of the world's children and adolescents have mental disorders or . Mental illnesses, though often stigmatized, affect more than a billion people around the world according to the world health organization. Who believes that playing video games can become a mental health disorder yes, the world health organization, that's who will in 2018. Facts sheet on mental disorders: key facts, depression, dementia, helath and support and who response. Share of population with mental health and substance use disorders, 2016.
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