Mental Illness: What We Don’t Know

According to the NIMH, Nearly three-quarters of those with an anxiety disorder will have their first episode by age 21.5, Bipolar disorder affects approximately 5.7 million American adults, or about 2.6 percent of the U.S. population age 18 and older in a given year. The median age of onset for bipolar disorders is 25 years. And for women, Schizophrenia generally appears their twenties or early thirties.

For more on the topic check out this article on How stuff words.com What don’t we know about mental illness? by Molly Edmonds

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