A new study has served to highlight the issue of depression and anxiety in the music business. According to a recent online study, more than 70% of those working in the music industry have suffered symptoms related to either anxiety or depression. Here we look at why, and what can be done to help solve the issue.
In this post from MusicThinkTank, Hilde Spille explores why anxiety and depression are so rampant in the music business, and what can be done to combat them.
"Compared to 20% of the UK population suffering from depression ad 16% from anxiety, these figures are shocking. Why do depressed and anxious people choose for the music business? Or is the the music business that makes us depressed and anxious? The research explains why it’s the music business that makes us depressed and anxious."