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Survey finds young adults with mood disorders often don't receive care

 

Last updated 10/22/2021 at 11:56am



ARLINGTON, Virginia – Young adults with a mood disorder are having a much harder time than adults when it comes to addressing their mental health, according to new analysis of national survey data. The 2021 Mood Disorder Survey was conducted by The Harris Poll on behalf of the National Alliance on Mental Illness. Younger adults (18–34) experience greater concerns about the judgment and stigma they may experience from seeking out treatment. When they do seek out treatment, they have greater difficulty in accessing affordable, professional care.

“Many people develop mood disorders as y...



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