GITNUX MARKETDATA REPORT 2024

Depression In College Students Statistics: Market Report & Data

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"One in four students has a diagnosable mental illness, with depression being one of the most common."

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"85% of college students reported feeling overwhelmed by everything they had to do at some point within the past year."

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"Female students are more likely to report depressive symptoms compared to male students."

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"A national survey in 2019 found that 41% of college students experienced major depressive episodes."

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"91% of college students report moderate to high stress levels, contributing to depression."

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"The American College Health Association reported that 40% of college students experience moderate to severe depression."

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"Approximately 30% of college students report feeling so depressed that it negatively affects their ability to function."

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"Students with depression are twice as likely to drop out of college compared to their peers."

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"75% of lifetime cases of mental health conditions begin by age 24."

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"79% of college students display symptoms of depression according to Mental Health America."

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"Depression and anxiety are most common in first-year college students."

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"Approximately 65% of students drop out due to mental health issues with depression and anxiety as significant contributing factors."

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"25% of students say that their academic performance was negatively affected by depression."

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"Around 63% of students in the U.S. reported feeling overwhelming anxiety in the previous year, often alongside depression."

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"50% of students felt their mental health was below average or poor during the previous academic year."

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"Over 50% of students rate their mental health as below average or poor."

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"The suicide rate among young adults ages 15-24 has tripled since the 1950s, with depression being a significant factor."

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"Many students with depression also have anxiety; the comorbidity rate is about 60%."

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"Only 15% of college students seek help for their depression."

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"Depression is the leading cause of disability among adolescents and young adults globally."

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