Yahoo Article Examines Stress Caused by POTUS in the News
Yahoo interviewed AIS Executive Director Heidi Hanna, PhD and AIS Fellow Dr. Srini Pillay about the “frenzied news cycle of terror, pain and protest” after the inauguration of President Donald Trump.
“The primary element that makes stress traumatic is the sense of being out of control,” Heidi Hanna, executive director of the American Institute of Stress, tells Yahoo Beauty. “When political policies are being enforced that people can’t change or believe they can’t influence in some way, or even have their opinions heard, it can feel overwhelming.”
Read the article: People Are Suffering From ‘Trump Trauma.’ Here’s Why, and What to Do About It.