Prevalence of Mental Illness in the United States: Data Sources and Estimates

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This report briefly describes the methodology and results of three large surveys (funded in whole or in part by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services) that provide national prevalence estimates of diagnosable mental illness: the National Comorbidity Survey Replication (NCS-R), the National Comorbidity Survey Replication Adolescent Supplement (NCS-A), and the National Survey on Drug Use and Health (NSDUH). The report then presents prevalence estimates of any mental illness and serious mental illness based on each survey and ends with a brief discussion of how these prevalence estimates might inform policy discussions

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Location(s): United States
Creation Date: February 28, 2014
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Congressional Research Service Reports
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Bagalman, Erin

Analyst in Health Policy

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Napili, Angela

Information Research Specialist

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Publisher Info: Congressional Research Service, Library of Congress
Place of Publication: Washington D.C.
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  • Creation: February 28, 2014
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United States
Description:

This report briefly describes the methodology and results of three large surveys (funded in whole or in part by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services) that provide national prevalence estimates of diagnosable mental illness: the National Comorbidity Survey Replication (NCS-R), the National Comorbidity Survey Replication Adolescent Supplement (NCS-A), and the National Survey on Drug Use and Health (NSDUH). The report then presents prevalence estimates of any mental illness and serious mental illness based on each survey and ends with a brief discussion of how these prevalence estimates might inform policy discussions

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11 pages.

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