How To Deal With Election Anxiety

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Supporters gather for a chance to see Republican vice presidential candidate Mike Pence at a rally in Johnstown, Pa., on Oct. 6, 2016. (Jeff Swensen/Getty Images)
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This election season has gotten many voters fired up — some so much so that now they’re struggling with anxiety.

A new survey out Thursday by the American Psychological Association finds more than half of American adults are either very or somewhat stressed by the 2016 election. One therapist describes this as “election stress disorder.”

Here & Now‘s Jeremy Hobson has a conversation about how to deal with these emotions with Dr. Steven Stosny, author of “Soar Above: How to Use the Most Profound Part of Your Brain Under Any Kind of Stress.”

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Dr. Steven Stosny, author of “Soar Above: How to Use the Most Profound Part of Your Brain Under Any Kind of Stress.”

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