“We’re all weirdos”: A new documentary explores how Americans got so anxious

Decades ago, anxiety was a niche diagnosis, something that few would openly admitted to. Now, anxiety permeates the culture like water — flowing outward from political and climate crises, from current events like the pandemic, and from economics (as in the term “economic anxiety“). To Gen Z, anxiety isn’t the exception — it’s the norm. ...

Originally posted on salon.com