Americans Continue to Live with High Levels of Stress: Survey

Time -- The majority of Americans continue to live with moderate to high levels of stress, the annual Stress in America survey by the American Psychological Association finds. While people know it isn’t healthy, the find it difficult to manage or reduce stress. Worries about money are rising among Americans. The online survey found that 76 percent of adults cited money as a cause of stress. In last year’s survey, 71 percent reported it as a cause. The survey also found children pick up on their parents’ stress. Ninety-one percent of those age 8-17 surveyed report they know their parents are stressed. (Time, 11/09/10).