U.S. adults' opinions on if mental health issues are over-diagnosed as of 2018

This statistic shows the percentage of U.S. adults that agreed, to various degrees, that mental health issues are over-diagnosed in the U.S. as of 2018. According to the data, around 22 percent of respondents strongly disagreed that mental health issues are over-diagnosed in the U.S.

Percentage of U.S. adults that agreed or disagreed that mental health issues are over-diagnosed as of 2018

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Source

Release date

May 2018

Region

United States

Survey time period

April 27 to 30, 2018

Number of respondents

1,142 respondents

Age group

18 years and older

Method of interview

Online survey

Supplementary notes

Original question: "To what extent do you agree or disagree with each of the following statements? Please select one option on each row."

"Mental health issues like anxiety and depression are over-diagnosed in the U.S."

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