US 'prepping' culture influenced by media and government fears
23 May 2018
New research by Dr Michael Mills has found that most people hoarding items such as food and water do so ‘just in case’, rather than because of deeply-held, irrational beliefs that society is on the verge of an imminent collapse.
For details see
- University News Centre article
- paper in the Journal of Risk Research – Preparing for the unknown… unknowns: 'doomsday' prepping and disaster risk anxiety in the United States