BREAKING NEWS: Study Confirms Natural Disasters Make People Unhappy

At Pajamas Media, Dalrymple has a little fun with a recent editorial in the Journal of the American Medical Association that states the obvious:

The editorial in question makes statements such as “The mental health effects of any given disaster are related to the intensity of exposure to the event. Sustaining personal injury and experiencing the injury or death of a loved one in the disaster are particularly potent predictors of psychological impairment.” In other words those who suffer more suffer more. The editorial continues, “Research has also indicated that disaster-related displacement, relocation, and loss of property and personal finances are risk factors for mental health problems…”

Read it here

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