patients seeking help for ‘Brexit anxiety’
Many Brits say they feel left up in the air since the Referendum result with problems being compounded by those politicians who have now called it a day.
Dr Judith Mohring, a psychiatrist at the Priory’s Wellbeing Centre in the the heart of London’s business district, said: “At least 80 per cent of the patients I am seeing at the moment mention Brexit during consultations.
“I am talking to people in banking and medics and lawyers, who all raise Brexit with me. I talk to them about living with uncertainty, that life is fundamentally uncertain and we have to develop mechanisms which help us cope with that.”
Eva Kurz, a former lawyer and banker turned therapist in Belsize Park, told the Financial Times that even 12-year-olds are concerned their parents will lose their jobs and they might have to move.
“It was surprising that anxiety was spreading to the children,” she said. – READ MORE