1 in 5 college students have anxiety or depression. Here's why
February 9, 2018
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(THE CONVERSATION) Many of us think of college as a wondrous time of new experiences and great freedom to explore new ideas and find one’s true self.
In recent years, however, depression and anxiety have afflicted college students at alarming rates. As noted in the latest Center for Collegiate Mental Health report, anxiety and depression are the top reasons that college students seek counseling.
Research shows that nearly 1 in 5 university students are affected with anxiety or...