Cities make us 'mad'


  • Health
  • Thursday, 03 Apr 2014

What a life: Urban living has been found to raise the risk of anxiety disorders and mood disorders by 21% and 39% respectively.

Various studies have linked urban living to poor mental health.

YOU are lying down with your head in a noisy and tightfitting fMRI brain scanner, which is unnerving in itself. You agreed to take part in this experiment, and at first, the psychologists in charge seemed nice.

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