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The latest results from the American Psychological Association's annual stress study have just been released.
The latest results from the American Psychological Association's annual stress study have just been released.

We all know that the nation's capital is a stressed-out, type-A sort of town. But can you actually measure that stress and compare it to the anxiety levels in other cities? Sabri Ben-Achour talks with a psychologist at the American Psychological Association about its annual study of stress and gets the latest results from the survey it released just a few weeks ago.

[Music: "Worried Life Blues" by John Lee Hooker from Plays and Sings the Blues]

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