Facts

Nearly 1 in 5 adults in the UK experience anxiety or depression, according to the latest official figures.

Office for National Statistics

‘mixed anxiety and depression the most common mental disorder in Britain’.

Mental Health Foundation

  • The number of people being treated for “anxiety disorders” more than quadrupled in four years between 2006/2007 and 2010/11, according to official figures (NHS Information Centre).
  • Anxiety disorders are very common. In a survey covering Great Britain, 1 in 6 adults had experienced some form of ‘neurotic health problem’ in the previous week
  • There are some 6 million people in the UK (approximately 3 million with depression as their primary problem and 3 million with an anxiety disorder)

The most recent Psychiatric Morbidity Survey

  • One in six adults aged 16 to 74 years in Great Britain has a neurotic disorder such as depression, anxiety or phobias.

The Office for National Statistics psychiatric morbidity survey (2000)

  • Anxiety disorders are the most common mental illness in the U.S., affecting 40 million adults in the United States age 18 and older (18% of U.S. population).

The Anxiety and Depression Association of America (ADAA)

  • It is estimated that approximately 450 million people worldwide have a mental health problem. (World Health Organisation, 2001)

 

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