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Young Irish women are suffering the highest levels of Depression

The Niall Boylan Show

Friday, July 5th, 2019 - 22 minutes

Young Irish women are suffering the highest levels of moderate to severe symptoms of depression among their generation in the EU, a new report reveals. The study highlights how the pressures on teenagers and young women from cyber bullying, eating disorders such as bulimia or anorexia, and homelessness are taking a severe toll on their mental health. The extent of psychological anguish felt by women aged 15-24 years shows worrying levels of hidden mental health struggles. Psychotherapist Stella O'Malley talks to Tara Duggan (covering for Niall) about issue of depression

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