The cases of depression have been increasing at a frightful rate during recent years among millenary and Gen Zers. It has become a growing problem in today’s workplace because of the tendency like rising workloads, a limited number of staff, resources, and long hour’s duty.
In a recent study by Mind Share Partners, Qualtrics and SAP announce that half of millenary and 75% of Gen, Zers have left the job for mental health reasons.
The study, which was looked at mental-health challenges and stigmas in the U.S. workplace, counted those 1,500 defendants ages 16 and older working full-time. In a study by the American Psychological Association, it was found that the percentage of young adults who were experiencing different types of mental health disorders has increased remarkably in the past decade. The percentage of people who are dealing with suicidal thoughts has also increased by 47 percent from 2008 to 2017.
According to Qualtrics Study, it is found that the younger generations are suffering more from mental illnesses. Younger people tackled with a mental illness at about mostly thrice the rate of the general population. The findings are justified presently by another study which shows that while the amount of serious psychological distress increased among most age groups. There was the largest increase between 2008 and 2017 among the adults aging 18–25.
According to the author of iGEN the book about the effect technology which has on this generation, says that there is an effect of the rise of the smartphone and social media also.
During the mid-1950s, the society has gradually taken away children’s internal attitude of control. As a result, many young people today are lost. Since people haven’t learned to take control of their own lives, that control is essential to avoid excessive anxiety.