18-04 Segment 1: Anxiety and Depression–Not a Chemical Imbalance?

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For the last several decades, doctors have believed many mental illnesses were the result of chemical imbalances in the brain. However, a journalist’s investigation shows that lost human connection, dissatisfaction, and loneliness are behind many cases of depression and anxiety. He explains.

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  • Johann Hari, author, Lost Connections: Uncovering the Real Causes of Depression—and the Unexpected Solutions

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Anxiety and Depression – Not a Brain Chemical Imbalance?

For the last several decades, doctors have believed many mental illnesses were the result of chemical imbalances in the brain. However, a journalist’s investigation shows that lost human connection, dissatisfaction, and loneliness are behind many cases of depression and anxiety. He explains.

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17-12 Segment 2: Crippling Anxiety

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Anxiety is normal, but too much can be crippling. An author and anxiety sufferer discusses the nature of crippling anxiety and what people can do about it.

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15-13 Story 2: Anxiety

 

Synopsis: Anxiety is normal, but too much can be crippling; An author and anxiety sufferer discusses the nature of crippling anxiety and what people can do about it. Host: Nancy Benson.

Guest: Scott Stossel, editor, Atlantic magazine and author, My Age of Anxiety: Fear, Hope, Dread and the Search for Peace of Mind

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