March Study Points to Pervasive Mental Illness Among White American Liberals

Survey data from a March Pew poll indicates that white liberals disproportionately suffer from mental illness.

Nearly half of self-identifying white liberals between the ages of 18 and 29 reported telling a doctor or a healthcare provider that they have a mental health condition.

Only 20.9% of white conservatives in the same category reported as such.

Answers on disclosing mental health conditions varied considerably by race, even in the “very liberal” category of poll respondents. 19% of  “very liberal” Americans who didn’t identify as white reported disclosing a mental health condition to a healthcare provider, and a whopping 38% of “very liberal” White Americans reported doing so.

The questions pertaining to mental health conditions, political affiliation, and race weren’t originally asked in the Pew American Trends poll queried in March, but PhD student Zach Goldberg ascertained the data and categorized it by political affiliation.

Goldberg calculated that ‘very liberal’ poll respondents were dramatically more likely to report a history of mental health conditions.

A strong majority of self-identifying white female liberals between ages 18-29 reported a history of a doctor diagnosing them with a mental health condition, much more so than any queried demographic.

Sadly, American liberalism has offered empty promises of a comforting and convenient world to large segments of the national population, and many people haven’t adapted well to the reality that they’ve been sold a false bill of goods.

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