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More or Less tease out the often-quoted statistic on the prevalence of mental health disorders in the general population, with help from the Department's Prof Andrea Cipriani.

Population

It has become a mantra for mental health campaigners that 1 in 4 people will develop a mental health disorder. But is this over a life time, or in the last year, and where did this statistic derive from?

Professor Andrea Cipriani contributes to the analysis in the BBC World Service's 'More or Less'.

Listen to the programme here.