Primary mental health issues among college students 2017-2018

Percentage of mental health clinicians who stated select issues were the top concerns of their college student patients during the 2017-2018 academic school year

Primary mental health issues among college students 2017-2018 This statistic shows the percentage of clinicians who stated select issues were the leading concerns of their college student mental health patients during the 2017-2018 academic school year. According to the data, clinicians stated that among their student clients, about 24 percent had anxiety as their primary mental health concern.
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Percentage of mental health clinicians who stated select issues were the top concerns of their college student patients during the 2017-2018 academic school year

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Percentage of clinicians
Anxiety23.2%
Depression19.2%
Relationship problem (specific)7.7%
Stress5.8%
Family4%
Grief/loss3.2%
Interpersonal functioning3.1%
Academic performance2.9%
Adjustment to new environment2.9%
Trauma2.9%
Self-esteem/confidence2%
Sexual abuse/assault (victim)1.9%
Eating/body image1.8%
Other1.8%
Emotional dysregulation1.5%
Suicidality1.5%
Mood instability (bi-polar symptoms)1.4%
Alcohol1.3%
Identity development1.1%
Attention difficulties1.1%
Obessions or compulsions0.9%
Drugs0.8%
Career0.8%
Perfectionism0.8%
Anger management0.8%
Legal/judicial/conduct0.7%
Health/medical0.7%
Social isolation0.6%
Harrassment/emotional abuse (victim)0.5%
Self-injurious thoughts or behaviors0.4%
Sleep0.4%
Sexual concern0.4%
Gender identity0.3%
Sexual orientation0.3%
Physical abuse/assult (victim)0.2%
None0.2%
Psychotic thoughts or behaviors0.2%
Autism spectrum0.2%
Racial, ethnic, or cultural concerns0.1%
Stalking (victim)0.1%
Financial0.1%
Religion/spirituality0.1%
Violent thoughts or behaviors towards others0.1%
Pregnency related0.1%
Addiction (not drugs or alcohol)0.1%
Learning disorder/disability0.1%
Dissociative experiences0.1%
Discrimination0%
Percentage of clinicians
Anxiety23.2%
Depression19.2%
Relationship problem (specific)7.7%
Stress5.8%
Family4%
Grief/loss3.2%
Interpersonal functioning3.1%
Academic performance2.9%
Adjustment to new environment2.9%
Trauma2.9%
Self-esteem/confidence2%
Sexual abuse/assault (victim)1.9%
Eating/body image1.8%
Other1.8%
Emotional dysregulation1.5%
Suicidality1.5%
Mood instability (bi-polar symptoms)1.4%
Alcohol1.3%
Identity development1.1%
Attention difficulties1.1%
Obessions or compulsions0.9%
Drugs0.8%
Career0.8%
Perfectionism0.8%
Anger management0.8%
Legal/judicial/conduct0.7%
Health/medical0.7%
Social isolation0.6%
Harrassment/emotional abuse (victim)0.5%
Self-injurious thoughts or behaviors0.4%
Sleep0.4%
Sexual concern0.4%
Gender identity0.3%
Sexual orientation0.3%
Physical abuse/assult (victim)0.2%
None0.2%
Psychotic thoughts or behaviors0.2%
Autism spectrum0.2%
Racial, ethnic, or cultural concerns0.1%
Stalking (victim)0.1%
Financial0.1%
Religion/spirituality0.1%
Violent thoughts or behaviors towards others0.1%
Pregnency related0.1%
Addiction (not drugs or alcohol)0.1%
Learning disorder/disability0.1%
Dissociative experiences0.1%
Discrimination0%
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This statistic shows the percentage of clinicians who stated select issues were the leading concerns of their college student mental health patients during the 2017-2018 academic school year. According to the data, clinicians stated that among their student clients, about 24 percent had anxiety as their primary mental health concern.
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