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Every year, about one in four people in the UK may experience some kind of mental health problem. Mixed anxiety and depression is the most common mental health disorder, although many cases are not severe enough to require specific treatment. Mental health problems include eating disorders, obsessive compulsive disorder, addiction to drugs and alcohol, personality disorders, bipolar disorder and schizophrenia. Mental illness and psychological disorders have good treatment options with medications, psychotherapy or other treatments.

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