However, when these feelings become pervasive, they can have a devastating effect on a student’s academic performance.
He is the author of Beating Bipolar: How One Therapist Tackled His Illness . This comprehensive guide discusses and details a number of mental health issues, including information on how they impact academic performance and where to find help.
The American College Health Association (ACHA) reports that any number of factors — chronic pain, allergies, gaming, excessive Internet use, relationship problems, gambling — can affect academic performance.
However, psychiatrically or medically diagnosed challenges such as stress, anxiety and depression generally have a greater impact, and may require more a thoughtful approach to guidance or treatment.
Friedemann Schaub, MD, Ph D, is a physician who specializes in cardiology and molecular biology.
He developed the Personal Breakthrough and Empowerment program that combines his medical expertise with NLP, Time Line Therapy™, and clinical hypnotherapy.
He is also the author of The Fear & Anxiety Solution.
Blake Le Vine is a life coach and author with a master’s degree in social work from Adelphi University. Being a student can be stressful enough, but trying to juggle schoolwork and other responsibilities while experiencing mental illness can make it that much harder.
These conditions may hinder students from excelling on tests, completing assignments or even making it to class.
In extreme cases, students may even drop out of school.