Tuesday, June 3, 2008

Stiff Upper Lip Best Way to Deal with Shock

"Talking about it" may not be the best way to deal with a terrifying experience, according to a new study. Individuals who bottle up their feelings suffer fewer negative mental and physical health symptoms than people who were willing to talk.
... The popular assumption is that talking about a terrifying experience, such as a terrorist attack or natural disaster, can be therapeutic and helpful.

But new evidence suggests "getting it off your chest" may not be the right thing to do. Read more

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