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The Upside Of Worry

Excessive worry can lead to depression and even poor physical health. There are, however, some benefits to worrying. Kate Sweeny, associate professor of psychology at the University of California, Riverside, joins us to talk about how worrying can both motivate us and serve as an emotional buffer. Her recent study β€œThe Surprising Upside of Worry” appears in the journal Social and Personality Psychology Compass.