Mental wellbeing • 47.1% of the PhDs have an increased risk of developing a psychiatric disorder. Only 20.1% of the PhDs does not show any symptoms of mental health problems. • However, when asked to rate their mental health themselves, only 11.3% of the PhDs rate their general mental health as poor or very poor. 58.8% rate their mental health as good or very good. • The worse PhDs rate their general mental health, the more symptoms of mental health problems they show. Even PhDs who rate their mental health as very good have on average 1.5 symptoms of mental health problems. • 55.6% of the international PhDs is at risk of developing a psychiatric disorder. For noninternational PhDs, this is 41.6%. International PhDs also rate their general mental health worse than non-international PhDs.
|Media of output||Online|
|Publication status||Published - 26 Aug 2020|
Bibliographical noteThis was the first publication in the series based on the PNN PhD Survey 2020.
- Mental wellbeing
- Research environment