Research shows that Generation Z is more depressed than their predecessorsG

A new survey reveals that nearly half of Generation Z in the United States suffer from at least one mental health ailment.

Several of these problems were discovered during the COVID-19 pandemic. The results of the study revealed that 42% of young adults had mental health issues.

Harmony Healthcare IT conducted the survey. In March 2020, when the COVID-19 epidemic began, tens of millions of Gen-Z people began experiencing mental difficulties, according to the findings.

The poll conducted by the Indiana-based management organization revealed that a large proportion of adolescents were diagnosed with depression, anxiety, attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), or post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD).

Nearly seventy-five percent of these respondents under the age of 25 stated that the global pandemic had a negative impact on their mental health, citing mostly isolation and growing concern about the future.

More than 84% of members of Generation Z reported to being anxious about the future, citing personal economics, climate change, and the economy as their primary concerns.

Nearly 90% of respondents believed that their generation was not destined for success. According to 75% of respondents, is frequently compared to their preceding generations (now at least 42 years old) is disadvantageous.

According to the survey, Generation Z is “overly pessimistic” about the future following the epidemic and their role and contribution to the globe.

The study also revealed that 20 percent of the 1,000 young adults surveyed were visiting a mental health professional. 57% of people reported using medications on a regular basis, and 39% stated they received therapy at least once a week.

Moreover, compared to millennials and Gen X, Gen Zers were shown to struggle emotionally more in their daily lives.

Nearly one-third of respondents assessed their mental health as “poor” overall in 2022, with many reporting frequent bouts of depressive symptoms.

According to further surveys, Generation Z worldwide struggles significantly with anxiety and frequently battles gloomy thoughts.

According to experts, the intangible problems young Americans face may be a result of tangible problems in the country.

A large proportion of respondents expressed financial anxiety and insecurities, indicating they were unprepared to enter the workforce.

Unbelievably, ninety percent of respondents claimed they were continually anxious about personal spending, and the majority agreed that they were also concerned about the economy’s future.