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SoCal more accustomed to stress, says survey

Thursday, January 12, 2012
A new survey found that Southern California is better at handling stress compared to the rest of the country.

A new survey found that Southern California is better at handling stress compared to the rest of the country. (KABC Photo)

A new survey found that Southern California is better at handling stress compared to the rest of the country.

The American Psychological Association released its fifth annual Stress in America survey and found residents of Los Angeles and Orange counties are more accustomed to stress.

The study also found stress levels are at their lowest point nationwide since 2007.

As for what stresses out people in Los Angeles, 74 percent say money, 73 percent feel stressed out over work and 64 percent blame the economy.

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