Dr. Anthony W. Termine is a Board-Certified NYC Psychiatrist, specifically in SoHo, in downtown New York City. Dr. Termine has been in private practice over fifteen years and treats a variety of clinical issues in the Biopsychosocial Model of Clinical Psychiatry. He possesses expert knowledge of psychopharmacology and clinical psychotherapeutic approaches, with specialization in Psychosomatic Medicine.
Psychosomatic Medicine aims to address the inter-relationship between mental health and the consequences of physical illness. There is a strong focus on integrative medicine, individualized treatment models, and embracing complementary approaches to care through wellness and healthy living.
A belief in lifelong growth and development guides his approach to healing cognitive dissonance. Dr. Termine draws on years of clinical psychiatric experience as well as long standing patient relationships to observe and understand the subjectivity and self-identification of his patients. Whether the changes one experiences are traumatic, acute, chronic or common ordinary issues, Dr. Termine brings humor and pathos to the dialogue, encouraging a genuine and sincere exchange in pursuit of harmony and balance.
Dr Termine believes that psychotherapy treatment should be individualized according to his patients’ particular needs. As a psychiatrist in NYC, he has created a rare environment in which patients feel valued, and their issues acknowledged. He provides an abundance of patient education and offers constructive feedback in his psychotherapy NYC office. As one of the best psychiatrists in NYC, Dr. Termine’s main goal is to provide a thorough evaluation and a comprehensive treatment plan that leads to betterment and wellness in life.
Through his expertise and experience in the practice of Psychiatry, Dr. Termine is able to successfully diagnose and treat an array of different mental health disorders. Psychiatry is a broad study that has many different facets. Call Dr. Termine’s office today and make one step towards a more fulfilling and balanced life.
Mental Health Statistics
Below, you will find some shocking statistics concerning Mental Health in the United States. If you find yourself or someone else dealing with one or more of these issues, the best thing to do is to seek professional help as soon as you can.
1 in 5 adults in the United States suffer from a mental illness (46.6 million adults). Some of these mental illnesses are more moderate, and others are quite severe. None should be taken lightly.
42 million adults in the U.S. live with anxiety disorders.
More than 1 in 4 young adults (ages 18-25) have a mental illness (25.8%). Young adults are more likely to suffer from a serious mental illness than older adults.
22.2% of the adults in the U.S., ages 26-49 years, suffer from some form of mental illness.
Women are more likely than men to experience mental illness (22.3% compared to 15.1%).
Only about 42.6% of adults with any type of mental illness received any kind of mental health services / treatment / counseling in 2017. And, that statistic is even lower for men: only 34.8% of men struggling with real mental health issues received any kind of help whatsoever. In addition to that, only 38.4% of young adults with mental health problems received any kind of help – 5% less young adults received help compared to older adults.
There is some good news; Adults with a serious mental illness are more likely to receive help than those with a more moderate mental illness. (A serious mental illness is one that interferes with or limits one or more major life activities).
Sadly, many adults with serious mental illness (roughly 32%) are not receiving any kind of help or treatment to help with their conditions. Out of all individuals with serious mental health illness, about 29% of women and 42.3% of men are not getting any professional help.
MENTAL HEALTH IN ADOLESCENTS
It is estimated that as high as 50% of adolescents, aged 13-18, have a mental disorder. Of the adolescents who suffer from a very serious form of depression specifically, 60% did not receive any treatment.
50% of lifetime cases of mental illness begin by age 14, and 75% of lifetime cases of all mental illnesses begin by age 24.
The average delay time between the start of symptoms and intervention is 8-10 years.
60% of adolescents who have experienced major depressive episode did not seek treatment.
31.9% of adolescents experienced an anxiety disorder in 2017 alone.
38% of females and 26% of Males have had an anxiety disorder.
70% of the youth in state and local juvenile justice systems have been diagnosed with a mental illness.
Suicide is the 3rd leading cause of death in youth ages 10 – 24.
9 out of 10 of those who died by suicide had an underlying mental illness.
General Mental Health Stats https://www.nimh.nih.gov/health/statistics/mental-illness.shtml
Depression Stats https://www.nimh.nih.gov/health/statistics/major-depression.shtml
Bipolar Disorder Stats https://www.nimh.nih.gov/health/statistics/bipolar-disorder.shtml
Bipolar Disorder Overview https://www.nimh.nih.gov/health/topics/bipolar-disorder/index.shtml
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