Greeks' health seen getting worse, negative feelings growing during crisis

Society Tags: Health
en_GB Photo by Harry van Versendaal
Photo by Harry van Versendaal

The economic crisis has given rise to negative feelings such as insecurity, anxiety, fear, anger, frustration and sorrow among 44 percent of Greeks, with higher percentages recorded among people on low incomes, according to research conducted by the National School of Public Health (ESDY). 

The data, presented to the 11 Panhellenic ESDY Conference last month, also found that the overall health of Greeks is on a downward trend as a quarter of the population cannot afford treatment or tests following a visit to a doctor.

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