Are You One Of The Many Women Suffering From ‘High-Functioning Anxiety’?

Are You One Of The Many Women Suffering From ‘High-Functioning Anxiety’?

Ask a twenty-something whether they’ve ever suffered from anxiety and you’ll probably get an affirmative response. Generation Y has been dubbed the most anxious generation to date, with a quarter of young women in the UK having suffered from anxiety or depression.
We’re gradually becoming used to talking more openly about our mental health but stigma, misunderstanding and the pressures of modern society mean many young women still keep their illness hidden. They appear to lead their lives as normal – going to work, meeting friends, going on dates – while suffering in silence. This worrying trend is appearing among millennials in particular – and it has been dubbed “high-functioning anxiety”.

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