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Y in the Workplace: Managing the ''Me First'' Generation by Nicole A. Lipkin

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Chapter 8
Managing Gen Y and Their Moods: Drugs, Attention, and Quarter-Life Crises
When written in Chinese, the word crisis is composed of two characters: one represents danger, and the other represents opportunity.”
—John F. Kennedy (1917-1963)
“My experience working with college students has been varied. Ten years ago I treated students for problems such as depression, anxiety, and academic problems. Although each case was different and required varied strategies, reaching out for support from friends and family members was often a common coping mechanism. Most students understood what that meant and how to basically go about doing that. In the past several years, the same concept almost seems completely foreign to current college students. ...

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