From Mad in the UK: Last week, the NHS announced that 18% of children aged seven to 16 have a ‘probable mental disorder’. Among 17-19-year-olds, that rises to 26%. Mind-bogglingly, the NHS claims that a third of women aged 17-24 also have a ‘probable mental disorder’. These figures come from an online survey which questioned 2,900 children and young adults over a five-year period. Psychiatrists screened the answers and scored how likely each participant was to have a ‘mental disorder’ – unlikely, possible or probable.
The results are absolute trash.
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