Friday, August 24, 2012

Articulating Feelings Helps In Handling Negative Emotions | Psych Central News

 Many parents remember the days when they used a strategy of asking a fussy or unhappy child to put their feelings into words.
The technique was used when a child was experiencing a loss of emotional control. Often, the method worked miraculously, helping calm the child and allowing them to move on.
A new study by UCLA researchers investigates if verbalizing a current emotional experience, even when that experience is negative, might be an effective method for treating people with spider phobias.

Articulating Feelings Helps In Handling Negative Emotions | Psych Central News

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