Depression In Students Statistics: Market Report & Data

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"Almost one third (31.9%) of college students reported feeling so depressed that it was difficult to function."

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"About 20% of university students worldwide are facing depression."

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"College students who used mindfulness techniques have a 12% lower risk of depression."

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"40% of students do not seek help for depression."

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"The prevalence of depression in medical students is approximately 28%."

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"Female students have a 40% higher rate of depression than their male counterparts."

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"LGBTQ+ students are twice as likely to struggle with depression as their heterosexual peers."

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"44% of American college students reported symptoms of depression."

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"More than 60% of students did not receive treatment for their mental health condition."

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"Two-thirds of students with anxiety or depression don’t seek treatment."

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"More than 80% of college students felt overwhelmed by all they had to do in the past year and over 45% have felt things were hopeless."

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"In the UK around 29% of students reported that they had a mental health problem."

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"The depression rate among Gen Z college students in the U.S. was about 20% during the COVID-19 pandemic."

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"The likelihood of students having depressive symptoms increases by around 2% per year while in university."

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"Students who take all classes online are more likely to report anxiety and depression compared to those who attended in-person classes."

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"Students from low-income families are 33% more likely to experience depression."

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"73% of students living with a mental health condition experienced a mental health crisis on campus."

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