Thursday, 12 March 2015

Adaptation B: The facts

The statistics of mental health and depression is quite shocking, I have gathered all of my research to talk about during the infographic. With this information I can structure my script.


  • 1 in 6 people will through the course of their lives will suffer from depression.
  • 1 in 4 woman will suffer from depression
  • Woman are twice as likely to suffer from mental health as men
  • Woman are more likely to suffer from anxiety as men
  • Woman are more likely to be treated for depression, this is due to woman admitting to problems and symptoms compared to men.
  • Men are more likely to suffer from a drug or alcohol addiction/problem.
  • 1 in 10 people in prison DO NOT suffer from a mental health disorder.
  • 1 in 20 is clinically depressed meaning major depression
  • 1 in 50 British people can suffer from a form of SAD (Seasonal Affective Disorder
Symptoms of SAD

  • Poor Concentration
  • Low in mood
  • Cravings for carbohydrates
  • Social "phobia" (Don't want to see people, can't be bothered to be social, wants to be isolated)
  • Lethargic
  • Physical pain: Stomach/joints
  • Behavior problems: Cross, short tempered, moody (More for children)


Depression statistics infographic



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