College Anxiety And Its Effects On College Students

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Everyone has been told the importance of college as well that stress comes with it and it can lead to anxiety with time. For most it’s more than just going to school, college is known to be the most important four years of a student’s life since the next four years they will figure out what they will do for the rest of their life. When it comes to thinking about the future it can be overwhelming for many. So what is anxiety? “Anxiety is a general term that can cover several different types of disorders. All of them have nervousness, worry, fear, and apprehension in common. Sometimes the feelings can be overwhelming enough to manifest physical symptoms” says the expert Melissa Cohen. Anxiety has increased on college campuses in the last couple of years it has now surpassed depression as the most common mental health diagnoses among college students, according to a report done by the New York Times also it has topped impediments to outstand academic performance. Sixty-two percent of students nationally have dropped out of college according to ADAA due to anxiety.
Dealing with anxiety feels like you're walking in eggshell the entire time, that every move you make or anything you say is being carefully noticed by all your peers around, it makes you doubt everything you do making you do everything “perfect” not correct or well but “perfect.” Anxiety comes from too much stress after a long time due to so many episodes, it’s okay to have some but after a certain, it becomes a
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