Anxiety a problem in the UK

by Claudia Moschi - 2013.01.29
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United Kingdom’s citizens spend on average 5 years of their life worrying. A research commissioned by healthcare provider Brenden Health reveals that British people spend at least 2 hours each day stressing about life cost, debts and bills and their physical appearance. Moreover they’re very afraid of aging, loosing their job and the future of their family. The study demonstrated that this anxiety seriously affects their concentration at work compromising the health of at least 45% of the interviewed, and 32% of them have already looked for the help of a physician.

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