In the midst of all the excitement surrounding Thursday’s inauguration (search) comes more news of Kerry supporters suffering from post-election depression.

Dear Abby" (search) advice columns are filled questions from depressed Kerry supporters, which led to this bit of advice from one write-in shrink: “Don't worry. Many psychologists I've spoken to about post-election depression say those feelings are normal, especially now, with inauguration festivities underway.”

Now, if it seems like this is the first election where the losers took a beeline to the psychiatrist’s couch, we may have discovered the reason why.

OpinionJournal.com reports on a new study that shows a relationship between states that went for Kerry and states that have a high concentration of psychologists (search). “The ten states (including the District of Columbia) with the highest ratio of psychologists per 100,000 residents, were, with the exception of Colorado, all blue states, which supported John Kerry...The ten states with the lowest ratio of psychologists per 100,000 residents, all were red states, supporting Bush…”

Well, red or blue, for all of you who choose the couch in front of the TV instead of the psychiatrist’s couch, sit back, tune in FOX News and enjoy the show.

And that’s the Asman Observer.

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David Asman joined FOX News Channel (FNC) in 1997 and currently serves as host of "Forbes on FOX," a weekend half-hour program that offers an informative look at the business week (Saturday from 11:00-11:30 AM/ET). Asman is also an anchor on FOX Business Network, where he co-hosts "After the Bell" (4-5 PM/ET) with anchor Melissa Francis.