Here in the United States, anxiety disorders, depression, and a whole host of other mental illnesses are quite prevalent indeed. As a matter of fact, more than one quarter of the American population – about 26% of it, to be just a bit more exact – has been diagnosed with at least one form of mental illness. In addition to this, many people will actually end up being diagnosed with more than one mental illness over the course of their lives. Therefore, the impact that mental illness can and has had on our societies is most certainly not one that should be overlooked by any means, to say the very least.
First, let’s take a look at the vast types of mental illness that are diagnosed in today’s world. Anxiety disorders are by and large the most common, impacting the lives of up to 40 million people throughout this one country alone, let alone anywhere else in the world as a whole. Anxiety disorders encompass a number of disorders that fall underneath the broader heading, including eve