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Study shows how “self-distancing” can help teens deal with negative emotions

UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA Original Study Posted by Evan Lerner-Pennsylvania Teens who can mentally take a step back from their own point of view when thinking about something troubling can deal with negative emotions more effectively and become less upset by them, a new study shows. Researchers looked at 226 African American 11- to 20-year-olds from a public school […]