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Study finds many college freshmen depressed, anxious

September 13, 2018 08:26 PM

A substantial number of young adults are starting college feeling depressed or anxious.

Researchers at Columbia University analyzed data from 14,000 university freshmen worldwide. About one in three reported some kind of mental health disorder.

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Depression and anxiety were most common, as well as panic issues.

Only about 15-percent of students seek out services at campus counseling centers.

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