TBT: New Age of Anxiety

Nearly 38% of girls and 26% of boys between the ages of 13 to 17 suffer from a diagnosable Anxiety condition today.  There has been a Depression epidemic since the 80s, and there is a natural interplay between these two conditions, so there is no doubt that Anxiety has been prevalent in the past as well.  But have we dawned on a new age of Anxiety? A popular article from the New York Times earlier this month discusses how Anxiety meds like Xanax are now rivaling Depression meds like Prozac because of the Anxiety-inducing world that we experience in 2017.