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Adults With Disabilities Experience Frequent Mental Distress 4.6 Times As Often As Adults Without Disabilities

News | November 9, 2020

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In the United States, about 4.6 times more adults with disabilities reported experiencing frequent mental distress than adults without disabilities. Frequent mental distress is defined as 14 or more self-reported mentally unhealthy days in the past 30 days. In their responses to the Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System (BRFSS) survey in 2018, 32.9% of adults…

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