Depression Increasing Across the Country
Read the full article Depression Increasing Across the Country at NeuroscienceNews.com.
Analyzing data from 6.9 million adolescents and adults, SDSU professor Jean M. Twenge found Americans are more depressed now than their 1980s counterparts.
The research is in Social Indicators Research. (full access paywall)
Research: “Time Period and Birth Cohort Differences in Depressive Symptoms in the U.S., 1982–2013” by Jean M. Twenge in Social Indicators Research. doi:10.1007/s11205-014-0647-1
Image: Analyzing data from 6.9 million adolescents and adults from all over the country, Twenge found that Americans now report more psychosomatic symptoms of depression, such as trouble sleeping and trouble concentrating, than their counterparts in the 1980s. This image is for illustrative purposes only. Credit geralt.