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Past Year Mental Disorders among Adults in the United States: Results from the 2008-2012 Mental Health Surveillance Study


This report presents estimates of the numbers and percentages of adults aged 18 or older with past 12-month mental disorders, as assessed by the Mental Health Surveillance Study (MHSS) clinical study, a subset to the 2008 to 2012 National Survey of Drug Use and Health (NSDUH). The assessment included a modified version of the Structured Clinical Interview for DSM-IV-TR Axis I Disorders (SCID-I). The assessed disorders included mood disorders; anxiety disorders, including obsessive compulsive disorder [OCD], and posttraumatic stress disorder [PTSD]; substance use disorders; eating disorders; other disorders; and a screener for psychotic symptoms. Results are presented by gender, age group, race/ethnicity, family income, education, county type, poverty level, employment, marital status, Census region, and health insurance coverage.

Publication Date:
October 5, 2014
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Report Type:
Data Review or Analytical Report

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