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November 13, 201654 min
We welcome this week’s very Special Guest – Psychologist - Dr Wilfred Farquharson aka "Dr Wil". Question 1: What is Election Stress Disorder? Can you define how that manifests? How do you know if you have it? Question 2: The 2016 presidential election has divided the nation and households. How do we begin to come together to heal both the country and our personal relationships? Question 3: Now, every presidential election cycle is stressful, but this one felt particularly so. Other than the obvious reasons that the two major-party candidates were deeply disliked, what else do you attribute that to? Question 4: For some Trump’s election will be compared to the attacks of Sept. 11, 2001, in the way it changed the world and made many feel unsafe. People of color, women, trauma survivors, LGBT people are having a physiological flight-or-fight response. A lot of the rhetoric has been very negative. People in those groups are experiencing it as a threat. What would you suggest to

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