“[N]early half of American households have someone who has sought out mental health care”

"To learn more about the specific types of counseling Americans are seeking out, MidAmerica Nazarene University recently performed a study where they looked at and analyzed Google search data—and the results are surprising." CToday

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Bert Perry's picture

Given my innate curiosity about all kinds of things, I kinda shudder to think what a study that included my Google search history would say about me with this methodology.  A better way of estimating the prevalence of mental health services is to actually count the # of prescriptions issued for mental health drugs.  The gist of the article is correct--that a huge portion of people have loved ones who are getting care for mental health issues--but the methodology is iffy, IMO.

Aspiring to be a stick in the mud.