Anxiety

Anxiety

$32M Awarded to Anxiety Disorders Research since 1987

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Key Figures

18% of adults

An estimated 40 million adults in the U.S., or 18%, have an anxiety disorder.*

One in 13 people

Anxiety – the most common of all mental disorders – currently affects about one in 13 people.*

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Posted: Tuesday, February 1, 2011

Research Gives People Hope: Multiple family illnesses inspire a couple's life-long commitment to the mental health cause

No one knows better than the Garatt family how far research in mental illness has come – and how far it still has to go. Thirty-three years ago, when Sean Garatt was diagnosed with schizophrenia, his mother, Marcia, was told that she was the cause. The “bad mothering” theory eventually collapsed...