7 in 10 Americans fear terrorism, 6/10 worry about immigration: SurveyNovember 14th, 2007 - 1:53 am ICT by admin
Only a third are worried about climate change (38 per cent) and a quarter by the threat of a natural disaster (23 per cent).
The YouGov survey, reported by The Sun, also found that world events left some people feeling powerless (56 per cent), angry (50 per cent), anxious (35 per cent) and depressed (26 per cent).
To help cope with their worries, more than a third of respondents said they sought to find out more about an issue (38 per cent). Almost the same number said that talking to family and friends provided relief (33 per cent).
A quarter said voting helped, while 12 per cent found comfort in a religious or spiritual belief.
Clinical psychologist Dr Michael Reddy said: “As social animals, we are sensitive to dangers from other humans that are intentional, such as terrorism. (ANI)
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