Plastic bags, carbon emissions, joining in the conversation about Game of Thrones - our modern-day worries are a far cry from post-war stresses and anxiety during the global financial crisis. But, as Paul Little reports, they are just as valid.

Whether or not we are in the middle of an anxiety epidemic, the possibility certainly has a lot of people worried. Psychology journals are bursting at the staples with scholarly articles on the prevalence of anxiety, its causes and what, if anything, needs to be done about it.

Much of the fault rests, as it does for everything these days,

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Modern-day anxieties