The New Generation Gap: Nationwide Survey Finds Different Perspectives on Anxiety Between Parents, Young Adults

GeneSight Mental Health Monitor finds many parents struggle to know the difference between teenage behavior and a mental health challenge

SALT LAKE CITY, November 23, 2021 – One of the biggest issues parents of teenagers may face is determining if their child is experiencing a mental health challenge or ordinary “growing pains.”

The New Generation Gap

The GeneSight Mental Health Monitor is a nationwide survey conducted by ACUPOLL Precision Research, Inc. during Aug.-Sept. 2021 among a statistically representative sample of adults age 21+, including a representative sample diagnosed with anxiety. The margin of error in survey results for the total base population at a 95% confidence interval is +/- 3%.