LGBT+ Britons more likely to report suffering with mental health conditions

  LGBT+ Britons are more likely to suffer with mental health conditions such as anxiety, depression and insomnia, a new YouGov survey shows. Over the last 12 months, half of LGBT+ Britons (51%) say they experienced or were diagnosed with a mental health condition, compared to a third of the general population (32%). Most common among the mental health conditions described are anxiety, depression, stress, and difficulty sleeping, and in all cases LGBT+ Britons are more likely to say they suffer from them than the wider population. That people from the LGBT+ community are more likely to suffer from mental health problems than the rest of the public is the expectation of approaching half of the general population (48%) and 73% of LGBT+ Britons. One in three Britons (31%) and 19% of LGBT+ Britons say that LGBT+ people are affected the same amount by mental health problems (31%), with hardly any (2% of all Britons and 4% of LGBT+ Britons) thinking that LGBT+ people are affected less by mental .. Full story on 

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