Scientists have found out that the natives of which countries most often experience negative emotions

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In 2017, the inhabitants of the Central African Republic, Iraq and South Sudan are faced with negative emotions more often than others, the study of Gallup.

Sociologists have found out people from 146 countries, whether they have experienced negative feelings before the survey. 38% of respondents stated that they experienced anxiety, 37% with stress, 31% physical pain. At least one in five respondents felt the sadness (23%) or angry (20%).

The highest index of negative emotions (61) were identified among residents of the Central African Republic. 76% of people in this country have experienced physical pain and almost as many (74%) — a strong concern. Both figures are the highest among all countries over the last decade.

Second place in the ranking of Iraq, which was the «leader» for four consecutive years. It is followed by South Sudan, Chad, Sierra Leone, Egypt, Iran, Niger, Palestine, Liberia, Madagascar, and Uganda.

Russia is among the countries with the lowest index of negative emotions (20), along with Taiwan, Kyrgyzstan, Kazakhstan, Estonia, Uzbekistan, Azerbaijan, Poland, Mongolia, Sweden, New Zealand, Netherlands, Mauritius and Bulgaria.

Overall, in 2017 the world has become more than ever, stress, anxiety and pain, the study showed.

 

 

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