• Mental health issues surge by as much as 70% among young adults

    2 monthes ago - By Daily Mail

    Far more 18- to 25-year-old Americans suffer from depression, psychological distress and suicidal thoughts than did a decade ago, a new American Psychological Association study reveals.
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  • Are Young Adults Given to More Mental Distress?

    Are Young Adults Given to More Mental Distress?

    2 monthes ago - By MedPageToday

    Study suggests generational shift in mood disorders, suicide-related outcomes; digital media may play role
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  • Depression and Suicide Rates Are Rising Sharply in Young Americans, New Report Says. This May Be One Reason Why

    2 monthes ago - By Time

    Since the late 2000s, the mental health of teens and young adults in the U.S. has declined dramatically. That's the broad conclusion of a new study published in the Journal of Abnormal Psychology .
    Between 2009 and 2017, rates of depression among kids ages 14 to 17 increased by more than 60%, the study found. The increases were nearly as steep among those ages 12 to 13 and 18 to 21 , and rates roughly doubled among those ages 20 to 21. In 2017-the latest year for which federal data are available-more than one in eight Americans ages 12 to 25 experienced a major depressive episode, the...
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