The Mental Health 'Epidemic' On College Campuses As colleges and universities across the country report an explosion of mental health problems, a new book argues that college life may actually be more stressful than ever. Dr. Anthony Rostain, co-author of 'The Stressed Years of Their Lives,' notes that today's college students are experiencing an "inordinate amount of anxiety" — much of it centered on "surviving college and doing well." Co-author and family therapist B. Janet Hibbs joins Rostain to talk about the root causes of the stress and how families can help.

Also, book critic Maureen Corrigan reviews four newly released books by Asian writers.
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The Mental Health 'Epidemic' On College Campuses

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The Mental Health 'Epidemic' On College Campuses

The Mental Health 'Epidemic' On College Campuses

The Mental Health 'Epidemic' On College Campuses

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As colleges and universities across the country report an explosion of mental health problems, a new book argues that college life may actually be more stressful than ever. Dr. Anthony Rostain, co-author of 'The Stressed Years of Their Lives,' notes that today's college students are experiencing an "inordinate amount of anxiety" — much of it centered on "surviving college and doing well." Co-author and family therapist B. Janet Hibbs joins Rostain to talk about the root causes of the stress and how families can help.

Also, book critic Maureen Corrigan reviews four newly released books by Asian writers.