Is it possible for anxiety to be cured?

Unthinkable: The philosopher may give you a very different answer to the therapist

‘Anxiety cannot be deceived’. Photograph: The Image Bank

‘Anxiety cannot be deceived’. Photograph: The Image Bank

One of the few industries that seems to have benefited in the US and UK from the Trump-Brexit upheaval is psychotherapy.

Therapists in both countries have reported a surge in anxiety linked to political events – from apprehension among immigrants about possible deportations to a more general sense of unease that the world is on the brink of some calamity or war.

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