Thursday, December 11, 2008

Psychiatric Issues Weigh Down Economy

In a report by the World Health Organization cited by News Blaze today, mental health issues account for more than 15% of the disease burden, or loss of productivity, in established economies such as the US. Psychiatric illness, then, weighs heavier than cancer.
The findings echo those of the journal Lancet which credited mental health dificulties for 14% of the disease burden.Sphere: Related Content

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