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Social sharing of emotions on individual, dyadic, and group levels

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People turn to others for help and advice during hard times. Early psychologists suggested a ‘talking cure’ as a remedy for emotional turmoil (e.g., Freud, 1916–7/1963; Rogers, 1942). Likewise, folk psychology often sees heart-to-heart conversations as a win-win proposition that brings relief to the afflicted person and reinforces social bonds at the time of need. However, talking about problems does not always help (e.g., Rimé, 2009; Rimé, Mesquita, Boca, & Philppot, 1991; Rimé, Phili...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Experimental Psychology
Oxford college:
Christ Church
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Division:
MSD
Department:
Experimental Psychology
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Division:
MSD
Department:
Experimental Psychology
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Funding agency for:
van der Löwe, I
Grant:
"CQ6004", "RES-060-25-0044"
Publication date:
2013
Type of award:
DPhil
Level of award:
Doctoral
Awarding institution:
University of Oxford
Language:
English
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Deposit date:
2013-12-16

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