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Beating Psychological Stress In A Down Economy

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Beating Psychological Stress In A Down Economy

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Beating Psychological Stress In A Down Economy

Beating Psychological Stress In A Down Economy

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Unemployment rates are climbing, retirement accounts are losing money, and the government says the current economic crisis may not improve until 2010.

When people are worried about money, it can affect them emotionally and psychologically. What's the best way to avoid depression and anxiety in a recession?

Farai Chideya speaks with clinical psychologist Stephanie Smith. Smith is also the public education coordinator in Colorado for the American Psychological Association.

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