England’s chronic housing problem is causing people to suffer anxiety, depression, and panic attacks
|04/19/2017||Posted by BusinessMediaguide.Com under General World News||
LONDON — England’s chronic housing problems are causing people to suffer anxiety, depression, and panic attacks, according to mental health charity Shelter.
The BBC reports that among people who had suffered housing problems within the past five years, 69% said their mental health had been affected.
Polling company ComRes interviewed 3,509 people from across England in February, 30% of whom said they had experienced poor housing, rent problems, or the threat of eviction.
Among them, the most common mental health problems were:
• stress — 64%;
• anxiety — 60%;
• sleep problems — 55%;
• depression — 48%;
• panic attacks — 30%.
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