"When you're in your house and it's 50 degrees or 45 or whatnot and there's no clear indication of when that's going to change, it's very easy to feel very hopeless," said Dr. Mike Petronko, director of the Anxiety Disorders Clinic at the Graduate School of Applied and Professional Psychology at Rutgers University.
"You look across the street and you see people who have television on, heat on, smell some of the food that's being cooked and you say 'What's this about?'Ÿ"
also has been without power since the storm hit.
said anxiety can be heightened by a lack of information.
"Without information our fantasies go amok, we're going to conjure all the negative reasons, especially why we're not in the favored group," he