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Is 'Election Stress Disorder' a Real Medical Condition? | Deep Dives | Health

2020 has been hard enough and with election day less than a week away, people have been experiencing a new symptom called Election Stress – But is it a real medical diagnosis? People on both sides of the political divide are feeling tense, anxious, and overwhelmed right now. By this point, we’ve all been living… Read More »

Is election stress disorder real?

Heading into a contentious national election with an ongoing pandemic and racial unrest, many people are experiencing tension and stress. More than two-thirds, approximately 68%, of American adults say the 2020 U.S. presidential election is a significant source of stress in their lives, according to a recent survey by the American Psychological Association. In comparison,… Read More »