Americans are more anxious than a year ago, survey finds
May 10, 2018
Americans have experienced increases inlevels over the past year, a new report from the American Psychiatric Association (APA) finds. And some generations seem to be feeling it more than others.
According to the survey, this year’s national anxiety score is 51 on a scale from 0 to 100. That’s a five-point jump since 2017.
Millennials continued to be more anxious than Gen Xers and Baby Boomers. But Baby Boomers experienced the greatest increase in— a seven-point spike from 2017 to 2018.