Complaining To Friends Increases Girls' Misery

Girls who dish to their friends about their problems may actually be increasing their misery by doing so. Such are the findings of a study released Sunday, in which researchers at the University of Missouri-Columbia found that "co-rumination" -- in other words, excessively discussing problems with close friends -- appears to increase anxiety and depression in young and adolescent girls. Boys of the same age, on the other hand, appeared to be immune to these effects. The study appears in the...Full Story
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