Survey: high school students are increasingly experiencing feelings of anxiety and loneliness

High school students are increasingly suffering from feelings of increased anxiety, follows from a survey conducted in the spring among schoolchildren.

Among girls, every third, and among boys – one in ten said that they experience moderate to severe anxiety.

Also, among high school students, there are more those who suffer from loneliness.

In a survey by the Department of Health and Social Development THL, dedicated to the state of health of schoolchildren, about 90 thousand students of grades 8 and 9 took part.