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2011-08-12 00:00:02

In her new book, Attitude Reconstruction: A Blueprint for Building a Better Life, author and Marriage and Family Therapist, Jude Bijou, M.A., M.F.T., helps readers transform fear, anger, and sadness to joy, love, and peace. Santa Barbara, CA (PRWEB) August 10, 2011 Longtime Santa Barbara resident and Marriage and Family Therapist, Jude Bijou, M.A., M.F.T., will share a sneak peak of her new book, Attitude Reconstruction: A Blueprint for Building a Better Life, with the public at a...

2011-04-14 21:10:53

Challenging traditional views of workplace anger, a new article by a Temple University Fox School of Business professor suggests that even intense emotional outbursts can prove beneficial if responded to with compassion. Dr. Deanna Geddes, chair of the Fox School's Human Resource Management Department, argues that more supportive responses by managers and co-workers after displays of deviant anger can promote positive change at work, while sanctioning or doing nothing does not. "The trouble...

2011-01-12 16:20:57

Some of the most intense emotions people feel occur during a conflict in a romantic relationship. Now, new research from Baylor University psychologists shows that how each person perceives the other partner's emotion during a conflict greatly influences different types of thoughts, feelings and reactions in themselves. Dr. Keith Sanford, a clinical psychologist and an associate professor in Baylor's department of psychology and neuroscience, College of Arts and Sciences, and his research...

2011-01-06 00:01:42

Personal Power Path today released a new anger management application programmed specifically to run on Google Android smart phones. The Anger Management App includes a 6-week interactive anger "boot camp" with video, inspirational messaging and proven anger management techniques to help the user get better control of both stress and anger. New York, NY (PRWEB) January 5, 2011 Personal Power Path.com a leader in the online self-improvement industry, today announced the release of the...

2011-01-03 14:00:06

The notion of being angry with God goes back to ancient days. Such personal struggles are not new, but Case Western Reserve University psychologist Julie Exline began looking at "anger at God" in a new way. "Many people experience anger toward God," Exline explains. "Even people who deeply love and respect God can become angry. Just as people become upset or angry with others, including loved ones, they can also become angry with God." Exline, an associate professor in Case Western Reserve's...

2010-11-01 22:11:10

Anger is an interesting emotion for psychologists. On the one hand, it's negative, but then it also has some of the features of positive emotions. For a new study published in Psychological Science, a journal of the Association for Psychological Science, researchers find that associating an object with anger actually makes people want the object"”a kind of motivation that's normally associated with positive emotions. People usually think of anger as a negative emotion. You're not...

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2010-09-02 09:00:00

The terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001 have been called the defining moment of our time. Thousands of people died and the attacks had huge individual and collective consequences, including two wars. But less is known about the immediate emotional reactions to the attacks. For a new study published in Psychological Science, a journal of the Association for Psychological Science, researchers analyzed text messages sent on September 11, 2001 for emotional words. They found spiking anxiety...

2010-07-21 13:03:16

Getting angry might help you get your way if you're negotiating with European Americans, but watch out "“ in negotiations with East Asians, getting angry may actually hurt your cause. That's the conclusion of a new study on how people from different cultures react to anger in negotiations. Most research on negotiations has shown that anger is a good strategy "“ it gets you larger concessions than other emotions, like happiness, or no emotions. But these studies have mostly been...

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2010-07-01 07:20:00

It's no secret that Americans tend to throw their support behind a sitting U.S. president when the nation is thrust into a war or other potentially violent conflict with a foreign foe "“ a phenomenon known as the "rally 'round the flag effect." But new experimental psychology research from Washington University in St. Louis is the first to offer compelling evidence that these wartime surges in presidential support represent a collective reaction to a specific human emotion. "It's about...

2010-06-22 02:01:29

A study published today in the journal Addiction reveals that drunkenness increases the risk for violent behaviour, but only for individuals with a strong inclination to suppress anger. The two authors, Thor Norström and Hilde Pape, applied an approach that reduces the risk of drawing erroneous conclusions about cause and effect. They conclude that their study adds to the body of evidence suggesting that drinking may in fact inflict physical aggression. The authors elaborate this...


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  • A vial or small glass bottle, especially one for holding vinegar, oil, etc.; a caster for liquids.
This word is Middle English in origin, and ultimately comes from the Old French, diminutive of 'crue,' flask.
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