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The Concentration of Health Care Expenditures and Related Expenses for Costly Medical Conditions, 2012

Categories: Health/Medical,Mental Health,Prices/Inflation,Statistics

http://meps.ahrq.gov/mepsweb/data_files/publications/st455/stat455.pdf

Reports on the most expensive medical conditions and the concentration of spending for these conditions.  5 percent of the population accounted for 50 percent of overall health care  spending.  From the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality

 

Expenditures for Mental Health Among Adults, Ages 18-64, 2009-2011: Estimates for the U.S. Civilian Noninstitutionalized Population

Categories: Health Insurance,Health/Medical,Medicare/Medicaid,Mental Health,Statistics

http://meps.ahrq.gov/mepsweb/data_files/publications/st454/stat454.pdf

Mental health spending for an annual average of 27.5 million adults with disorders totaled $48 billion annually in the 2009-2011 period.  Also provides statistics on what the money was spent on and the primary payer.  From the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality

 

Depression and Obesity in the U.S. Adult Household Population, 2005-2010

Categories: Health/Medical,Mental Health,Statistics

http://www.cdc.gov/nchs/data/databriefs/db167.pdf

Examines the relationship between obesity and depression, the use of antidepressant medications, and gender/race/ethnicity implications.  From the National Center for Health Statistics

 

Socio-emotional Impact of Violent Crime

Categories: Crime/Justice,Mental Health,Statistics

http://www.bjs.gov/content/pub/pdf/sivc.pdf

Examines victims’ socio-emotional problems resulting from violent crime, including moderate to severe distress, problems with family or friend relationships, or problems at work or school.  From the Bureau of Justice Statistics

 

Substance Use and Mental Health Estimates from the 2013 National Survey on Drug Use and Health: Overview of Findings

Categories: Alcohol/Drug Abuse,Mental Health,Statistics

http://www.samhsa.gov/data/2k14/NSDUH200/sr200-findings-overview-2014.pdf

Examines the connection between substance use disorders and mental health problems.  From the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration

 

Preventing Suicide: A Global Imperative

Categories: Births/Deaths,Mental Health,United Nations

http://apps.who.int/iris/bitstream/10665/131056/1/9789241564779_eng.pdf?ua=1&ua=1

Offers a global knowledge base on suicide and suicide attempts.  Also presents strategies for countries to prevent suicides.  From the World Health Organization

 

Suicidal Thoughts and Behaviors Among Detained Youth

Categories: Births/Deaths,Crime/Justice,Mental Health,Youth

http://ojjdp.gov/pubs/243891.pdf

Incarcerated youth die by suicide at a rate two to three times higher than that of youth in the general population.  This report studies suicide as it pertains to youth and jail and offers directions for further research.  From the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention

 

Use of Selected Nonmedication Mental Health Services by Adolescent Boys and Girls with Serious Emotional or Behavioral Difficulties: United States, 2010-2012

Categories: Mental Health,Statistics,Youth

http://www.cdc.gov/nchs/data/databriefs/db163.pdf

Describes differences between boys and girls in the use of nonmedication mental health services in various school and non-school settings among adolescents aged 12-17 with serious emotional or behavioral difficulties.  From the National Center for Health Statistics

 

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