Poor mothers suffering from generalized anxiety disorder were found to be anxious not because of mental illness but because of poverty. -from Harper’s weekly “Findings” column, summarizing new scientific research ¬†There is a lot of ignorance about what poverty really entails. ¬†"Get a job" is a common enough refrain to those who might dare to ask for help; it’s easier to pathologize behavior than to recognize our own culpability in the social structures.. Read More