Viewpoint: Assessing the value of mental health treatments in Europe

Judit Simon, Patrice Boyer, Jose M Caldas-de-Almeida, Martin Knapp, Paul McCrone, Philip Gorwood, Wolfgang Oertel, Celso Arango, Janet Treasure, Allan H Young, Frederic Destrebecq, Vinciane Quoidbach

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Abstract

One in eight individuals worldwide lives with a mental health disorder. For many European countries, the prevalence is even higher, with one in four people reporting mental health problems [1]. Three-quarters of all mental health disorders develop before age 25, with many presenting initially in undiagnosed forms already in the mid-teens and eventually manifesting as severe disorders and lasting into old age [2]. There is also growing evidence that mental health disorder symptoms cross diagnoses and people frequently have more than one mental health disorder [3].

Original languageEnglish
Article numbere59
Pages (from-to)e59
JournalEuropean psychiatry : the journal of the Association of European Psychiatrists
Volume66
Issue number1
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 9 Aug 2023

Keywords

  • Adolescent
  • Humans
  • Adult
  • Mental Health
  • Mental Disorders/diagnosis
  • Europe/epidemiology
  • Psychotic Disorders/therapy
  • Psychotherapy
  • Prevalence

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