The Psychological Toll of this Awful Election

Michel Martin and I talked it through on All Things Considered

Author: Keith Humphreys

Keith Humphreys is the Esther Ting Memorial Professor of Psychiatry at Stanford University and an Honorary Professor of Psychiatry at Kings College London. His research, teaching and writing have focused on addictive disorders, self-help organizations (e.g., breast cancer support groups, Alcoholics Anonymous), evaluation research methods, and public policy related to health care, mental illness, veterans, drugs, crime and correctional systems. Professor Humphreys' over 300 scholarly articles, monographs and books have been cited over thirteen thousand times by scientific colleagues. He is a regular contributor to Washington Post and has also written for the New York Times, Wall Street Journal, Washington Monthly, San Francisco Chronicle, The Guardian (UK), The Telegraph (UK), Times Higher Education (UK), Crossbow (UK) and other media outlets.

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  1. Hey! What about getting some super-hacker to block everything from the Internet and from social media except for cat videos and videos of people's grandchildren playing with puppies? Ten days of this and we could all reset our mental states to a state of sanity enabling us to resume rational discourse on matters of public consequence.

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