Election Anxiety: Symptoms, Causes, & 10 Ways to Cope
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Primary Changes: Updated for readability and clarity. Reviewed and added relevant resources. Added four new tips to “10 Tips for How to Deal With Election Anxiety”. New material written by Lydia Antonatos, LMHC and reviewed by Kristen Fuller, MD.
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Reviewer: Dena Westphalen, PharmD