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Survey: Half of U.S. Residents Will Suffer Mental Illness

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Survey: Half of U.S. Residents Will Suffer Mental Illness

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Survey: Half of U.S. Residents Will Suffer Mental Illness

Survey: Half of U.S. Residents Will Suffer Mental Illness

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New work published this week indicates that almost half of the U.S. population will have to deal a mental illness, and only a third of the people facing mental illness receive effective treatments.

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Ronald Kessler, professor of health care policy, Harvard Medical School