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Study: Living in Cities Puts You at Higher Risk of Mental Illness

Loading Poll.....-Study: Living in Cities Puts You at Higher Risk of Mental IllnessDoes living in an urban area really put you at greater risk for developing mental illness? That’s what a new German study has found. When comparing country residents to their urban counterparts, researchers found that city slickers are more prone to feel stress — especially social stress. reports that, although the study doesn‘t indicate what particular aspects of city life had altered the students’ brains, it does provide a springboard for future exploration:

“Whether people are exposed to noise, live near a park, have a big group of friends or not — you can do those experiments, and tease apart which parts of urban living are associated with

Added: Jun-22-2011 Occurred On: Jun-22-2011
By: aranger45
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Tags: study, Living, cities, higher, risk, mental illness
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