Tuesday, July 17, 2007

Wait a Minute ...

[posted by Callimachus]

According to new study, girls who complain about their problems are at greater risk of developing anxiety and depression. But based on this write-up, it took no account of whether the "problems" in question were serious or passing, or even imaginary. Shouldn't that matter?

Also, this:

Ironically, although co-rumination was related to increased depression and anxiety, Rose also found that co-rumination was associated with positive friendship quality, including feelings of closeness between friends. Boys who co-ruminated also developed closer friendships across the school year but did not develop greater depressive and anxiety symptoms over time.