Jennifer King explains “autumn anxiety”

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Jennifer King, co-director of the Center on Trauma and Adversity and assistant professor at the Jack, Joseph and Morton Mandel School of Applied Social Sciences, weighed in on the stress and anxiety some experience in the fall.

“Autumn anxiety is a term that describes the increase in worry, fear, and stress related to the changing of the seasons,” she wrote in a piece that appeared in Medium. “There is typically not a specific or identifiable external trigger; for some, it may occur annually at about this time.”

Read her piece.

This story appeared in The Daily on Sept. 30, 2022.