Study: Those born in the 1990s have the worst mental health... and climate change is one of the factors causing this!

2024-04-23 2024-04-23T17:22:42Z
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Weather of Arabia - Two scientific studies revealed that the generation born in the 1990s has worse mental health than previous generations. The first new study, conducted by researchers at the University of Sydney in Australia, found that the generation born in the 1990s is more susceptible to depression, anxiety and other mental disorders than those born in the 1990s. Older generations.

Study: People born in the 1990s have the worst mental health

The researchers used surveys to track the mental health of about 30,000 adults over a decade and showed that not only were the younger generation doing worse, but their emotional problems showed no signs of improvement while older generations did.

According to the researchers, social media is mainly responsible for this decline, as it made participants feel dissatisfied with themselves.

The study analyzes survey responses between 2010 and 2020 to monitor the changing mental health of people born in each decade from the 1940s to the 1990s, and compared the results between age groups.

Lead researcher Dr. Richard Morris noted that people in their 30s are at increased risk of developing mental health problems, and this is the first time differences between birth groups have been shown.

Dr. Peter Baldwin, a researcher at the Black Dog Institute, added that technology, especially social media, is primarily responsible, as it has led to increased levels of social comparison that negatively affects mental health.

The second study, conducted by researchers from the University of California, Berkeley, and published in the journal Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS), confirmed the findings of the first study.

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Factors that worsen the mental health of those born in the 1990s

Both studies indicate that there is a serious mental health problem in people born in the 1990s, and this problem can have serious consequences for individuals and societies. The researchers pointed out that social media, which made participants feel dissatisfied with themselves, is mainly responsible for this situation.

They added that there are several factors that may contribute to this phenomenon, including increased use of social media, climate change, and economic pressures.

Studies concluded that measures need to be taken to address this phenomenon, including providing more mental health support for the generation born in the 1990s.

Read also: Will artificial intelligence save humans from climate change?

This article was written originally in Arabic and is translated using a 3rd party automated service. ArabiaWeather is not responsible for any grammatical errors whatsoever.
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