The University of Southampton’s Emma Chappell writes for The National Student on a study which has found a large number of young people in the UK suffer from anxiety:
Investment firm Skandia has released a report claiming that 4.1 million people aged 18-30 are suffering from anxiety – and 1.7 million of these are suffering to a severe degree.
Among 23 to-24 year-olds over 40% are experiencing some form of crisis, while one in six of those aged 25-26 is experiencing severe anxiety.
There is also noticeable disparity between the genders; women are twice as likely as men to suffer from what is now being deemed a quarter-life crisis.
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