Depression And Anxiety In Music

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Depression and anxiety play a huge role in the lives of people who listen to the music genres of the punk subculture. Bands are trying to direct their music towards their fans, most of the time. When a band sings about getting through difficult times, they must be trying to get a message across to their fans who are listening. People of this subculture usually talk about how certain bands have saved their lives. Meaning, the music and lyrics were so powerful to this person that it helped them through their depression. Tom Jacobs wrote an article for Pacific Standard on how young heavy metal fans are more likely to deal with mental illnesses such as anxiety and depression. An analysis was done on five-hundred-fifty-one college students and more

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