• One in Three College Freshmen Worldwide Reports Mental Health Disorder: Study

    5 days ago - By Medindia Health

    One-third of first-year university students in eight industrialized countries around the globe report symptoms consistent with a diagnosable mental health disorder.
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  • High rates of stress among college students tied to mental health issues

    High rates of stress among college students tied to mental health issues

    5 days ago - By Healio

    Survey data from a large sample of U.S. college students revealed a high rate of multiple stress exposures among this population, which was strongly linked to a greater risk for suicide attempts and mental health diagnoses.
    The findings, published in Depression & Anxiety, also showed that racial/ethnic, gender and sexual minority students were especially vulnerable.
    “The college years represent a period of increased vulnerability for the development of a wide range of challenges,” Cindy H. Liu, PhD, from the department of psychiatry, Brigham and Women's Hospital,
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