Is it human nature to stock up on toilet paper?

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Customers queue to buy supplies of toilet paper in a supermarket in Hong Kong, Friday, Feb. 14, 2020. China on Friday reported another sharp rise in the number of people infected with a new virus, as the death toll neared 1,400. (AP Photo/Kin Cheung)

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Is it human nature to fear and panic in a time of uncertainty? Doctor Debra Kissen is the CEO of Light on Anxiety. Dr. Kissen joins the show to talk about the empty shelves and grocery stores and describes the human nature that is behind the panic buying of toilet paper.

Plus, Doctor Maha Zayed at the OCD & Anxiety Center reminds you to put things in perspective and think rationally during the time of uncertainty.

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