Serious mental illness: experience and treatment in England 2014, by gender

This statistic displays the experience and treatment of serious mental illness in the last 12 months in England in 2014, by gender. In the past year 22 percent of men and 11 percent of women took medication for a diagnosed serious mental illness.

Experience and treatment of serious mental illness in past year in England in 2014, by gender*

MenWomen
Experience condition**34%34%
Took medication only22%11%
Had therapy or other treatment only1%8%
Both medication and therapy/other treatment19%17%
No medication/treatment57%64%
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Sources

Release date

December 2015

Region

United Kingdom (England)

Survey time period

2014

Number of respondents

1,322 respondents

Method of interview

Omnibus survey

Supplementary notes

Weighted bases where n (men)=456 and n (women)=866

The source provides the following information:
* Serious mental disorders include bipolar disorder, an eating disorder, nervous breakdown, personality disorder, psychosis or schizophrenia.
** Experience of a condition may be reported independently from whether or not any medication or treatment was received. Therefore the category 'experience condition' may or may not overlap with the next four mutually exclusive categories relating to medication or treatment.

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