GME Infographics




Almost 40% of Americans will suffer from mental illness during the course of their lifetime. These illnesses are associated with significant interpersonal, occupational and individual difficulties including higher rates of death from suicide and non suicide causes. Unfortunately less than 30% of...




Schizophrenia is a heterogenous group of disorders characterized by a constellation of symptoms and signs including delusions, hallucinations, disorganized thoughts and behavior, apathy, avolition, amotivation, anhedonia and abstracting difficulties.It affects one out of 100 individuals globally...




Dementia is characterized by a constellation of symptoms and signs including disturbances in memory, attention, reasoning, behavior, executive function and mood amongst others. About 5 million Americans have dementia. Alzheimer's disease, Vascular dementia and Lewy body dementia are the most...




Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) is a neurodevelopmental disorder that can occur in children and adolescents but often persists into adulthood. There are a lot of misconceptions about what causes ADHD, the role of the environment, cultural factors leading to over-diagnosis and the...




Anxiety disorders are the commonest psychiatric illnesses globally. There is no test for anxiety disorders like panic disorder, PTSD,OCD or social anxiety disorder and the diagnosis is based on a good history and examination. The signs and symptoms of anxiety disorders are often missed or...




Autism Spectrum Disorder is very common. About 1 in 50 school aged children had parent reported ASD in 2011-2012. There have been changes in DSM-5 with the category of Autism Spectrum Disorder being introduced  which includes Autistic disorder, Asperger’s disorder, Rett’s disorder and...




Major depression is one of the commonest psychiatric illnesses globally. There is no test for depression and the diagnosis is based on a good history and examination. The signs and symptoms of clinical depression are often missed or explained away. One example is postpartum...




Bipolar disorder is a common and disabling psychiatric illness. It often misdiagnosed particularly in patients presenting with depressive episodes. Clinicians need to consider this diagnosis in all patients presenting with depressive symptoms since up to 20% of patients with unipolar depression...




Autism is ever growing in its awareness, but many don't full comprehend what Autism is. Here is an infographic that defines the condition, reveals some symptoms of the condition and how it has progressed through out history. Whether you have a child with special needs or work with children with...




Dementia is a disorder of the mental processes caused by brain disease or injury and marked by memory disorders, personality changes, and impaired reasoning. This infographic provides a range of information about this disorder including the costs of Dementia, how to recognize or diagnose it and...




Most Americans, 61 percent to be exact, experience low back pain. The good news is that physical therapists can help regain mobility, activity and health by relieving the source and not just the symptoms of pain. Check out the following infographic for some statistical facts on low back pain....




Americans are hurting and I'm not just referring to the down economy. There's pain itself - pain in the body that is. This infographic explores the epidemic of pain, something that can affect anyone, at anytime. In fact, 8 out of 10 Americans have experienced muscle or joint pain over the past...




Post traumatic stress disorder, PTSD for short, is a mental health condition triggered by a traumatic event such as war. It typically includes symptoms such as extreme anxiety, nightmares and even flashbacks.

Check out the infographic below to learn more about the invisible wounds of PTSD...




Now that the NFL has put brain injuries such as concusions in the spotlight, traumatic brain injuries are becoming much more widely known. This has resulted in an increase in the amount of awareness surrounding the injuries themselves. However, even with all the research that has been performed...




OCD, otherwise know as Obsessive Compulsive Disorder is a type of anxiety disorder characterized by recurrent, unwanted thoughts and repetitive behaviors. Learn more about OCD and treatment for this disorder in the following infographic.

 




There is an epidemic occuring around us with our veterans. Just look at these facts:

- A veteran dies by suicide every 80 minutes

- 228,875 is the number of U.S. troops who’ve served in either Iraq or Afghanistan with PTSD

- 7 percent of American population are vets, but they...




Did you know that approximately 25 percent of American adults report moderate to severe mental health issues? The effects of mental illnesses are widespread, affecting men and women; adults and children; the poor and the wealthy. The infographic below reveals the picture of Mental Health.

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No doubt you have heard of Alzheimer’s disease and maybe even know someone who has had to deal with this unfortunate disease but how much do you really know about it? Regardless of whether you know very little or have already come across this disease (directly or indirectly), it would be useful...




How did getting a good night’s sleep become so problematic for so many people? And even more important, what are the health consequences of not getting enough sleep? Some might blame it all on the invention of the light bulb as we no longer live life by natural day and night cycles. But are...




According to the CDC, Autism Spectrum disorder is a group of developmental dissabilities that can cause significant social, communication and behavioral changes in individuals. It is is considered the fastest-growing developmental disability in the Untied States where about 1 in 50 children have...

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