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What’s really going on with millennial mental health?

By Nicholas Harris  
Anti-social media? Credit: Alamy

Anti-social media? Credit: Alamy

In the last few years, the delicate subject of mental health has become a battleground in the culture wars. The reaction to the Duchess of Sussex’s recent claims that her poor state of mind was ignored by the Royal Family reflects the division. Has mental health become a calling card for an attention-seeking, over-emotional youth? Or are sufferers still stigmatised and brushed off when they present their genuine mental distress to authority figures?

The provocative title of Lucy Foulkes’s Losing Our Minds: What Mental Illness Really Is—and What It Isn’t, suggests she has taken a sceptical stance. But…

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