45% of men in the UK say that they have experienced a mental health condition

 

 

A new survey by D-CYFOR reveals that 45% of men in the UK say they have experienced a mental health condition such as depression, anxiety, schizophrenia, eating disorders and addictive compulsive behaviours. This is highest among those aged 18-34 (60%).

 

The survey goes on to reveal the main things that men say they would do if they were experiencing depression or a similar mental health condition:

 

65% say they would speak to their doctor;

35% say they would “exercise”;

34% say they would speak to a family member or close friend;

25% say they would use the internet to find out more information;

16% say they would call a medical helpline.

Fieldwork Completed 19.10.2018

Interview Method: Online
Representative sample of UK adults 18+ (1012)

Due to the effects of rounding some figures may not equal 100

D-CYFOR is a member of the British Polling Council and abides by its rules

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