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Survey Finds U.S. Mental Health Holds Steady

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Science  10 Jun 2005:
Vol. 308, Issue 5728, pp. 1527
DOI: 10.1126/science.308.5728.1527

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A nationwide psychological survey indicates that the mental health of Americans, which suffered a decades-long slide after World War II according to suicide rates and other statistics, hasn't gotten any worse over the past decade or so.