American stress is on the rise – New York Post

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Stress for Americans has increased to its highest level in ten years due to politics the American Psychological Association reported. More than 60% reported they feared for the nation’s future. The stress was not evenly distributed. Young people and the those with lower incomes reported the highest levels of stress.

Key Takeaways:

  • “Stress in America” survey, citizens are reporting the most significant increase in stress in the report’s 10-year history
  • Fifty-seven percent of those polled said the current political situation is a significant source of stress
  • Young Americans continue to report higher stress levels than older generations, and Americans with lower incomes report more stress than those with higher incomes

“Concerns over personal safety have also reached an all-time high.”

http://nypost.com/2017/02/16/american-stress-is-on-the-rise/

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