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People who listen to country music are more likely to get depression!


A VSL study observed the seemingly non-random link between country music and metropolitan suicide rates and the results were stunning. The experiment explains that country music nurtures a suicidal mood through its subject matter, which was most often recorded as depressing matters such as marital discord, alcoholism, and alienation from work. 

After studying 49 different cities, they were able to prove a direct link from devoting airtime solely to country music and a greater white suicide rate. The study attempted to exclude independent variables such as divorce, southernness, poverty, and even gun availability, and still the study was able to explain a 51% variance in urban white suicide rates! 

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