Childhood Independence = Young Adult Autonomy?
"... a growing body of evidence is beginning to suggest that the problems of 'adulting' and mental health in college students may be rooted, at least in part, in modern childhood. Research shows that young people are lacking in emotional resilience and independence compared to previous generations. The problem has been growing in tandem with rising rates of anxiety and depression, perhaps exacerbated by the COVID-19 pandemic, and has left colleges scrambling to help and adapt."
Read this article below for more on this study.