The number of people with stress and anxiety related issues has more than doubled in the last 5 years

According to this article published in the Daily Telegraph the number of people suffereing from anxiety and stress related conditions has risen from around 3 million to almost 8 million since 2007 that is around 13% of the population.

These conditions include panic attacks, phobias, post traumatic stress and OCD as well as more traditional stress and anxiety. The report also suggests that over 5 million people suffer from sleep dissorders and nearly 4 million with depression