Study finds SA is the world's 2nd most stressed country

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study released by Bloomberg ranked the most and least stressed countries in the world.  Countries like Norway and Luxembourg were named the least stressed nations in the world. 

South Africa was named the second most stressed nation on the planet.

Jerusha Sukhdeo-Raath speaks to UCT's health and counselling psychologist, Dr Despina Learmonth who gives us some insight on these statistics. Watch.


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