Mental health diseases are an economic burden on patients, says reportBMJ 2003; 326 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.326.7401.1234-c (Published 05 June 2003) Cite this as: BMJ 2003;326:1234
- Adrián González Aguirre
A survey by the mental health charity Mind shows that 64% of people in Britain had to pay for some form of care or treatment for a diagnosed mental problem, including for prescribed and non-prescribed drugs.
The report, which is published in conjunction with Health Which? magazine, is the result of a survey of everyone in two Mind networks: MindLink and Diverse Minds. The survey was sent out in January this year and focused on the economic impact of …