PhD students have arisk of developing a psychiatric disorder than the rest of the highly educated population. are significantly more likely to experience anxiety than male counterparts, and to seek professional or interpersonal help. This has been studied and recognised in the and with and already talking about it.
7 reasons why we get stressed during our PhD:
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Take a look at our article. It summarises advice from several researchers on how to maintain good mental health in the hyper-competitive environment of science.
Or take a look at the
- LinkedIn article
- Nature article
- Rand publication
About the authors
The mental health awareness series was a collective effort to raise awareness and brake the mental health taboo, brought to you by the MDC PhD representatives Laura Breimann (AG Preibisch), Lorena Sofia Lopez Zepeda (AG Ohler), Marta Bastos de Oliveira (AG Gerhardt), with participation of Anita Waltho (AG Sommer), Remo Monti (AG Ohler) and Eric Danner (AG K. Rajewsky).
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