Statistics

In 2011:

22% of people thought that ‘There is something about people with mental illness that makes it easy to tell them from normal people’

77% of people thought that ‘Mental illness is an illness like any other’

21% of people thought that ‘As soon as a person shows signs of mental disturbance, he should be hospitalized’

4.7% of the population has an anxiety disorder of some sort

17-25% of the population will develop some sort of depression in some point in their lives

29% of people with a mental health problem will develop sleeping problems which are a problem in themselves

0.5% of the population suffers from Schizophrenia

(All based on UK statistics)

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