England & Wales, Scotland Communities and society

Is the UK now an anxiety nation? Economic insecurity and mental distress in the 2020s



This briefing reviews the findings of the recent Joseph Rowntree Foundation report, Anxiety Nation?: Economic insecurity and mental distress in 2020s Britain. The paper analyses data from the annual Understanding Society survey (covering 2019-20) and looks at 12 indicators of mental health and wellbeing. 

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