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Freshman depression rates on the upswing

Freshman depression rates on the upswing

Michael Mcclurg

February 18, 2015


Filed under News

Depression rates among college freshmen are at a record high and research shows that course loads and social media could be a factor. According to a study titled "The American Freshman," researchers at UCLA found that 14,250 students said they felt depressed — a jump from 9,150 students five years ago. The numb...

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