June 24, 2011

CITIES ARE FOR WORK AND PLAY, NOT LIVING:

City Life Affects Brain's Response to Stress: Study May Help Explain Why City Residents Have Higher Rates of Depression and Anxiety (Brenda Goodman, June 23, 2011, WebMD Health News)

The brains of people who live in cities react more strongly to stress than those who live in small towns and rural areas, a new study shows.

The study is published in the journal Nature. It may help explain why mood disorders like depression and mental illnesses like schizophrenia are more common in city dwellers than in those living in less densely populated areas.


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