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Spannungsgeladene Hollywood-Blockbuster-Filme bauen Stress ab, Experten sagen

WATCHING a suspense-filled Hollywood blockbuster offers a quick way to relieve stress, Experten sagen.

Fans of films such as Tom Cruise’s Mission: Impossible spy series were found to have significantly lower levels of anxiety.

Research shows fans of Tom Cruise’s Mission: Impossible series have significantly lower levels of anxiety

Research shows fans of Tom Cruise’s Mission: Impossible series have significantly lower levels of anxietyAnerkennung: Paramount

Their stress levels were two-thirds lower than those who disliked them.

But crime flicks play havoc with viewers’ emotions, as their stress levels were found to double.

Researchers even suggest doctors prescribe suspense films to help their patients relax.

They reckon the films help to lower levels of the stress hormone cortisol.

The China-based researchers asked 1,500 people about eight genres — horror, disaster, sci-fi, suspense, Verbrechen, Aktion, comedy and romance.

They then compared their levels of stress based on their likes and dislikes.

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Romesh Ranganathan mischte sich während des Auftritts in einem schockierenden Clip mit abscheulichen rassistischen Beschimpfungen ein

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Romesh Ranganathan mischte sich während des Auftritts in einem schockierenden Clip mit abscheulichen rassistischen Beschimpfungen ein

Those who watched the most suspense films saw stress levels fall by 66 per cent compared with those who avoided them.

Comedies saw a 39 per cent fall and sci-fi 19 Prozent.

Crime films sent levels up by 103 Prozent, disaster movies by 71 and horror by 39 Prozent, the researchers reported in Frontiers in Psychology.

People answer what’s the most stressful question they get all day – and you’d agree it’s infuriating