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How Digital Hoarding May Be Damaging Your Mental Health

    Your closets may look fresher thanks to Marie Kondo, but what about your inbox? Bookmarks? Photo library? Despite your physical tidying up, there’s a good chance that your cyberspace is as crowded as ever. When we think of hoarding, we visualize a basement packed to the rafters with musty newspapers, worn-out clothing, and old … Continue reading How Digital Hoarding May Be Damaging Your Mental Health

HealthDay News Report: More College Students Seeking Mental Health Care

Anxiety, depression and panic attacks are sending U.S. college students to mental health clinics in record numbers, a new study finds.

Between 2009 and 2015, treatment and diagnoses of anxiety increased by nearly 6 percent among these students, followed by depression and panic attacks, which each increased about 3 percent. Anxiety is the most common problem, affecting almost 15 percent of college students across the United States, the researchers reported.

WSJ—Failure 101: Colleges Teach Students How to Cope With Setbacks

Schools say students need help understanding that stumbles are inevitable, and even valuable, parts of growing up  – Wall Street Journal Report Colleges nationwide are trying to instill in students a concept that seems contrary to encouraging excellence: It’s OK to fail sometimes. Vanderbilt University, Princeton University and other schools have workshops and post online vignettes with … Continue reading WSJ—Failure 101: Colleges Teach Students How to Cope With Setbacks

New Study Reveals Alarming Trends in College Student Mental Health

A researcher discusses the most concerning — and encouraging — findings from a decade’s worth of data. SOURCE: THRIVE GLOBAL Sarah K. Lipson, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, Health Law, Policy & Management, Boston University School of Public Health Sarah Ketchen Lipson is an assistant professor in the Department of Health Law Policy and Management at the Boston … Continue reading New Study Reveals Alarming Trends in College Student Mental Health

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