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Mental Attitude: Violent Images?

People who watched more than four hours of TV a day relating to the 9/11 attacks and Iraq War coverage were more likely to report both acute and post-traumatic stress symptoms over time. According to study author Roxane Cohen Silver, PhD, “[It's] important for people to be aware that there is no psychological benefit to repeated exposure to graphic images of horror.”

(Source: Psychological Science, September 2012, courtesy HealthQuest Chiropractic) 

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