CHICAGO (CBS) – Researched showed Thursday that the 2016 Presidential Election can be causing people headaches and illness.
Clinical Psychologist, Dr. Sheila Raja is not shocked by the survey, stating more than half of Americans are significantly stressed by the presidential election.READ MORE: ‘Holy S**t, I Just Shot Him’: Chief Believes Officer Meant To Use Taser In Fatal Shooting Of Daunte Wright
The American Psychological Association said men and women, both Democrats and Republicans feel the pressure nearly equally.READ MORE: COVID-19 In Illinois: New Cases Have Nearly Doubled In The Past Month; Infection Rate At Highest Point Since January
About 38 percent of adults said a source of that stress comes from the bitter words between candidates, which are then adopted by others and shared 24-7 on social media.
The survey added that millennials and older voters are the two generations most stressed.MORE NEWS: Stimulus Check Update: Is A Fourth Relief Payment Coming Your Way?
The people interviewed just finished early voting. Most said that did little to lower their stress levels.