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    Homeschoolers and Mental Health

    For my Master’s degree I spent a full year writing, collecting, analyzing and editing this project. I surveyed over 1000 homeschoolers from 48 different states. I asked them approximately 175 questions – including 5 mental health measurement tools. I measured depression, anxiety, happiness, character strengths and their attitude towards seeking professional therapy. In addition, I asked things about their income, religion, formal education, time spent using community resources, and what type of homeschooler they identified with the most. It was a fascinating amount of data, and one that I can’t wait to write more and more about. With so much data, it will take me years to pull out little…