Stress in America: ‘Everybody outside of the top is suffering’ – Wicked Local Wakefield

Poverty is stressful. The constant shortage of money, dangerous or unhealthy living situations, the perception of inferiority to those of higher SES, and the overall feeling of not being in control of one’s life all contribute to the higher chronic stress levels in low SES adults. The tension and neglect can cause stress responses in these children. Thus, all low SES individuals can suffer from chronic stress due to their socioeconomic status.

Stress in America: ‘Everybody outside of the top is suffering’ – Wicked Local Wakefield

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *