Blog posts with the tag "By the Numbers"

By the Numbers - Apr. 21, 2014


According to an article reviewing numerous studies in the April issue of Military Medicine -- Casualties of the Global War on Terror and Their Future Impact on Health Care and Society: A Looming Public Health Crisis -- "PTSD sufferers are 200% more likely to be diagnosed with an unrelated medical disease within 5 years of returning from deployment" than a control group without PTSD. 

By the Numbers - Apr. 14, 2014


The percentage of adults in Utah who "experienced any mental illness in the past year," according to a recent report from the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration -- State Estimates of Adult Mental Illness for the 2011 and 2012 National Surveys on Drug Use and Health, which "provides an overview of the nature and scope of mental illness within each state and the District of Columbia."