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Shrinking It Down: Political Angst in America? (Season 1, Episode 6)

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According to a 2017 report by the American Psychological Association, 2/3 of Americans feel stressed about the future of our nation, including a majority of each Democrats and Republicans. But who needs a survey to point that out – even our kids can tell how tense we are. So, what gives?

Dr. Ellen Braaten joins co-hosts Dr. Gene Beresin and Dr. Steve Schlozman to explore what the heck is going on in our world to cause so much anxiety in everyone, and to contemplate solutions for managing our stress and minimizing the negative effects on our children.

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Episode produced by Sara Rattigan

Music by Gene Beresin

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Gene Beresin

Gene Beresin, Executive Director

Gene Beresin, M.D. is executive director of The MGH Clay Center for Young Healthy Minds, and a staff child and adolescent psychiatrist at Massachusetts General Hospital. He is also a ...

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Ellen Braaten

Ellen Braaten, Contributor

Ellen Braaten, Ph.D. is a contributor to The MGH Clay Center for Young Healthy Minds, and director of the Learning and Emotional Assessment Program (LEAP) at Massachusetts General Hos...

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Steven Schlozman, M.D.

Steven Schlozman, M.D.

Steven Schlozman, M.D. an assistant professor of psychiatry at Harvard Medical School (HMS), course director of the psychopathology class for the MIT-HMS Program in Health, Sciences and Technology, and former co-director of the Clay Center for Young ...

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