Run silent, run depressed

March 1995
Men's Health;Mar95, Vol. 10 Issue 2, p30
Cites a survey of more than 300 adults which found that those who didn't reveal their secrets suffered significantly more depression, anxiety, colds, headaches and general aches than those who'd confided in someone. Why keeping a secret can be stressful; Why disclosing your secrets can be a positive experience.


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