'Sticks and stones...' but words can indeed hurt you, study finds
- April 24, 2019
- Leo Chavez, anthropology, and Belinda Campos, Chicano/Latino studies, via Medical Xpress, April 24, 2019
"Negative political rhetoric adversely affected the mental health and physical well-being
of the targets, causing feelings of hurt, anger and distress," said Leo Chavez, UCI
professor of anthropology and lead author of the study, published in Social Science
& Medicine. "Conversely, positive rhetoric and emotional responses were associated,
which can have a healthy effect."
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