According to experts, WATCH a suspenseful Hollywood blockbuster offers a quick release of stress.
Fans of movies like Tom Cruise’s Mission Impossible series were found to have significantly lower anxiety levels.
Their stress levels were two-thirds lower than those who didn’t like them.
But crime movies wreak havoc on viewers’ emotions, as their stress levels were found to double.
The researchers even suggested that doctors prescribe suspense movies to help their patients relax.
They claim that movies help reduce levels of the stress hormone cortisol.
Researchers in China asked 1,500 people about eight genres – horror, disaster, science fiction, suspense, crime, action, comedy and romance.
They then compared their stress levels based on their likes and dislikes.
Those who watched the most suspenseful movies saw a 66% decrease in stress levels compared to those who avoided them.
Comedies are down 39% and sci-fi is down 19%.
In the journal Frontiers in Psychology, crime films rose 103%, disaster films 71 percent and horror films 39 percent, researchers report in the journal Frontiers in Psychology.
https://www.the-sun.com/health/4418400/suspense-hollywood-blockbuster-relieve-stress/ According to experts, Hollywood blockbusters are full of suspense that will help relieve stress