Prevalence: The prevalence of Childhood Schizophrenia is about 1.1% of the United States population. Similarly, in other scholarly articles, I found about 7.7 people out of every 1000 individuals (ncbi.nlm.nih.gov) have been found to have Schizophrenia. Because this is a very small percentage difference, I consider it just as accurate. I have included this resource in the 'additional web resources' section of the worksheet.
hese are mental health statistics provided by the National Institute of Mental Health Disorders: Mental health disorders make up 4 of the leading 10 reasons for disability worldwide within established market economies, and include: bipolar disorder, major depression, schizophrenia, as well as obsessive compulsive disorder.
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