Introduction to Brain Disorders
The World Health Organization (WHO) data indicate that, together, brain disorders account for one-third of the burden of all diseases in the wealthy part of the world , and data show that these disorders are a major public health and economic problem with an estimation of € 800 billion for the healthcare worldwide, comprising direct and indirect assistance. Several definitions have been proposed for brain disorders and the one below recently appeared on the Bulletin of the World Health Organization .
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