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Sunday, September 09, 2007
Co-Rumination -vww

Co-rumination is the act of extensively discussing your problems with friends, something we all know girls like to do. Here's the funny part, a recent study shows that while co-rumination improves friendship for both gender, co-rumination among girls lead to an increase in anxiety and depression.

You can just imagine that when a girl is depressed, she talks about her problems with her girlfriends. Then they all get depressed and what's the solution for that? More co-rumination! So next time a girl tries to do that to you, you might actually be doing her a favour by telling her to shut up.

Here's a PDF copy of the paper for the hardcore. I only read the abstract.
Prospective Associations of Co-Rumination With Friendship and Emotional Adjustment: Considering the Socioemotional Trade-Offs of Co-Rumination

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Yiheng made
12:28 PM


Oh my. This I agree. So after some time I shut up and spend some time alone to sort out my thoughts.
By Anonymous Xiuqin, at 9:13 AM  

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