TRAF­FIC NOISE IS TRULY DE­PRESS­ING!

National Enquirer - - HEALTH WATCH -

BEEP-BEEP! Be­ing bom­barded by traf­fic noise raises the risk of de­pres­sion! Dutch re­searchers found that peo­ple in ar­eas with heavy traf­fic noise are more de­pressed. “This study pro­vides new ev­i­dence of an as­so­ci­a­tion be­tween high road traf­fic noise

ex­po­sure and de­pressed mood,” ac­cord­ing to their re­port. The find­ings may ex­plain why city dwellers tend

to have higher rates of the men­tal ill­ness than ru­ral

res­i­dents.

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