Sep 30, 2019
Nearly 40% of Americans state that today’s divisive politics are stressing them out. Even more distressing is that 4% are driven to suicidal thoughts.
Political scientists at The University of Nebraska-Lincoln surveyed some 800 subjects. The data show that:
To combat sickening politics, turn off cable news, exercise, get outdoors, and read. Impose a “no politics” rule when you gather with friends if you want them to remain friends.
Medical University of Vienna. "People in unhappy relationships more likely to have suicidal thoughts." ScienceDaily. ScienceDaily, 7 September 2016. www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2016/09/160907081921.htm
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