In the latest installment of the “Stress in America” survey, Americans aged 18–33 reported greater stress than older Americans did.
Commissioned by the American Psychological Association, the survey asked 2,020 U.S. adults to report their stress on a scale from 1 to 10. While the average was 4.9 for the sample as a whole, it was 5.4 for young adults. Young adults were also more likely than older adults to report that they’ve been diagnosed with depression or anxiety. Click here read more from USA TODAY.
In the past, this blog has detailed how stress can start in high school with selective college admissions and escalate during the college years. With this in mind, it’s important to develop habits and skills that will help you to manage your stress. StateUniversity.com recently posted seven stress-management tips for the college experience. Click here to check them out.