Thursday, December 1, 2011

High Anxiety

My company's latest Economic Recovery Index report shows a narrowing 'emotional gap' in the mood of the nation. The chart below shows the percent of Irish adults experiencing each emotion or feeling from April 2009 to November 2011. Although 'happiness' and 'enjoyment' remain the predominant emotions, the negative emotions of stress, worry and anxiety are closing the gap (and back to last November's levels in the case of 'worry'):


The full report, with additional charts and tables, is available here.

1 comment:

  1. It is an interesting graph for study of psychology students. There are also studies from hypnotherapy to stop smoking that states that smoking grows in troubled times.

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