Half of all adults have mental illness (CDC)

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    Ok, ok maybe not half this instant but the report states that almost half of all adults in the US will suffer mental illness during their lifetime.

    CDC Media Relations - Media Advisory: September 1, 2011

    Maybe in another 20 years we all will be mentally disabled by medical definition. No wonder Social Security disability payments are so high.
     
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    Maybe the criteria to diagnose and define "mental illness" will be more precise by then.
     
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    Half of all adults have mental illness (CDC)

    and they are here....
     
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    Half of all so-called experts on the topic, maybe. Half of the rest of us? Nah.

    Mis- or over-diagnoses of "mental illnesses" has gotten WAY out of control. I'd laugh if it weren't so tragic.
     
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