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Prevalence Statistics for Types of Mood disorders

Prevalence Statistics for Types of Mood disorders

The information below shows a list of types of Mood disorders, with information as to the prevalence of each of these types. Estimates of the people affected are calculated based on the available statistic.

Disease Prevalence Estimate US people estimate Statistic Used for Calculation
Mood disorders (overall) approx 1 in 14 or 7.10% or 19.3 million people in USA 19,311,999 estimated 7.1% adults (USSG)
Depressive disorders approx 1 in 10 or 9.50% or 25.8 million people in USA 25,840,000 9.5 percent of adult Americans (NIMH)
depression approx 1 in 18 or 5.30% or 14.4 million people in USA 14,416,000 estimated 5.3% adults (USSG); 17 million people; approximately 4% of adolescents get seriously depressed (NIMH); annually 12% of women ; 7% of men; lifetime risk of an episode for women 20%. 3-4 million men USA.
clinical depression approx 1 in 18 or 5.30% or 14.4 million people in USA 14,416,000 estimated 5.3% adults (USSG); 17 million people; approximately 4% of adolescents get seriously depressed (NIMH); annually 12% of women ; 7% of men; lifetime risk of an episode for women 20%. 3-4 million men USA.
Dysthymia approx 1 in 24 or 4.01% or 10.9 million people in USA 10,899,999 about 10.9 million American adults (NIMH); estimated 1.6% adults (USSG)
Bipolar disorder approx 1 in 83 or 1.20% or 3.3 million people in USA 3,264,000 1.2 percent of the population; 2.3 million adult Americans (NIMH)
Cyclothymia N/A N/A No information
Schizophrenia approx 1 in 123 or 0.81% or 2.2 million people in USA 2,199,999 Approximately 2.2 million American adults (NIMH); estimated 1.3% adults (USSG); more than 2 million Americans
Nonaffective Psychosis approx 1 in 500 or 0.20% or 544,000 people in USA 544,000 estimated 0.2% adults (USSG)
Somatization approx 1 in 500 or 0.20% or 544,000 people in USA 544,000 estimated 0.2% adults (USSG)
Anorexia Nervosa approx 1 in 1,000 or 0.10% or 272,000 people in USA 272,000 estimated 0.1% adults (USSG); estimated 0.5 to 3.7 percent females (NIMH); 1% of adolescent girls (NWHIC)

Prevalence Statistics for Mood disorders

Prevalance of Mood disorders:

estimated 7.1% adults (USSG)


Prevalance Rate:

approx 1 in 14 or 7.10% or 19.3 million people in USA [about data]

Prevelance statistics about Mood disorders:

The following statistics relate to the prevalence of Mood disorders:

  • 4.5% of population self-reported having mood disorders in Australia 2001 (ABS 2001 National Health Survey, Australia’s Health 2004, AIHW)
  • 3.4% of male population self-reported having mood disorders in Australia 2001 (ABS 2001 National Health Survey, Australia’s Health 2004, AIHW)
  • 5.5% of female population self-reported having mood disorders in Australia 2001 (ABS 2001 National Health Survey, Australia’s Health 2004, AIHW)
  • 849,000 people self-reported having mood disorders in Australia 2001 (ABS 2001 National Health Survey, Australia’s Health 2004, AIHW)
  • 529,000 women self-reported having mood disorders in Australia 2001 (ABS 2001 National Health Survey, Australia’s Health 2004, AIHW)
  • 320,000 men self-reported having mood disorders in Australia 2001 (ABS 2001 National Health Survey, Australia’s Health 2004, AIHW)

Types of Mood disorders

For more information about types of Mood disorders, refer to our section on types of Mood disorders.

About prevalence:

The medical term 'prevalence' of Mood disorders usually refers to the estimated population of people who are managing Mood disorders at any given time, whereas the annual diagnosis rate of new cases of Mood disorders is called the 'incidence'. For more information on prevalence and incidence statistics, see about prevalence and incidence statistics.

 

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