Adults, Too, Suffer from August Anxiety

Commentator Carol Wasserman grieves the end of summer. Although she's an adult, she still feels as if she will have to go back to school in the fall. She wonders why all the "shrinks" take this time of year off to vacation, when August is when they are needed most to deal with this leftover feeling from childhood.



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