Suffering from post-election stress disorder? You are not alone.
According to a recent study, some Americans are describing their reaction to the 2020 election results as feeling completely numb inside.
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According to the American Psychological Association:
- 68% of Americans are stressed about the election.
- 52% believe their mental health has suffered due to the election.
- 51% anticipate the economy will worsen after the election.
- 38% are losing sleep because of the election stress.
Mental health expert Dwight Bain told Eyewitness News that post-election stress can also trigger depression, anxiety and panic attacks, problems that add to the already existing stress.
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