U.S. Individual Mental and Behavioral Disorders

  • What are YLDs?
  • The World Health Organization (WHO) estimates that in the U.S., 27.1 percent of YLDs are caused by disorders in the mental and behavioral disorders category.
  • The WHO data below show the breakdown of disorders within that category, and the percentage that each individual disorder contributes to YLDs caused by the mental and behavioral disorders category.
  • Major depressive disorder accounts for 30.66 percent of YLDs in the mental and behavioral disorders category.

U.S. YLDs for Individual Disorders within the Mental and Behavioral Disorders Category (2010)

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Percent of U.S. YLDs within the Mental and Behavioral Disorders Category

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US Burden of Disease Collaborators. The state of US health, 1990-2010: burden of diseases, injuries, and risk factors. JAMA, 310(6): 591-608, 2013.