CAUSE OR EFFECT: Number of College Students Diagnosed With PTSD Has More Than Doubled.


Diagnoses of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) among college students more than doubled between 2017 and 2022, finds a new study conducted by researchers at the University of Alabama at Birmingham. . . . The rates jumped the most in 2020-21 and 2021-22, following the Covid-19 pandemic, which closed down many American campuses and caused severe disruptions in the lives of students.