Wednesday, December 5, 2012

Why invest in promoting mental health?

Invest in promoting mental health because Mental disorders are highly prevalent: 450 mln, 12% of all DALYs, Serious impact on individual, family and social life. Large economic costs for our societies: $ 2493 billion in 2010, expected to more than double, $ 6046 billion by 2030 (Bloom et al, 2012), Likely to impair our immune system: more vulnerability to chronic diseases, poor illness recovery, increased mortality

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