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Empirical study demonstrates that suppressing emotions increases aggression.

March 24, 2011

An empirical study conducted at The University of Texas at Austin and the University of Minnesota has demonstrated results of interest to depth psychologists:

Bottling up emotions can make people more aggressive, according to new research from The University of Texas at Austin and the University of Minnesota that was funded, in part, by a grant from the U.S. Army.
The study, published in the journal Social Psychological and Personality Science,could have important implications for reducing violence and helping people in professions such as law enforcement and the military better cope with long hours and stressful situations.

http://www.medicalnewstoday.com/articles/220075.php

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