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Christmas Nuts

Christmas Nuts


In a famous survey, patients on a psychiatric emergency ward were quizzed about their feelings towards Christmas. Matt Gibson isn't convinced that people with psychological complaints make the best group to interview. He feels his friends give a much more insightful view of the onset of festive joy.


“Oh my God.  I think I’m going to slash my wrists.  I can’t cope with Christmas.”

Now, you might think that was a quote from one of the patients in Dr. Varadaraj Velamoor’s paper “Feelings about Christmas, as reported by psychiatric emergency patients.”