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A woman meditates on the beach in Miami Beach, Fla., on Wednesday, April 28, 2010. According to a study published Wednesday, Nov. 9, 2022 in the journal JAMA Psychiatry, mindfulness meditation worked as well as a standard drug for treating anxiety in the first head-to-head comparison

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A woman meditates on the beach in Miami Beach, Fla., on Wednesday, April 28, 2010. According to a study published Wednesday, Nov. 9, 2022 in the journal JAMA Psychiatry, mindfulness meditation worked as well as a standard drug for treating anxiety in the first head-to-head comparison

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How to manage your anxiety when it feels like the world is out of control

Anxiety disorders affect 40 million American adults and children.

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Feeling anxious or nervous is normal. It’s a feeling that is a part of being human.

But for millions of Americans, that feeling is constant and can impact their daily lives.

In fact, more people are feeling more anxious compared to 2023. People are particularly worried about the economy, gun violence, the presidential election and current events.

Reset discusses how to recognize anxiety, navigate it and get anxiety under control.

GUEST: Gina Fedock, assistant professor at UChicago’s Crown Family School of Social Work, Policy and Practice

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