Serotonin and Foul Mood

By Dov Michaeli

You know who I am talking about; yes it’s you! Here we are driving across the beautiful countryside, admiring the tall Ponderosa pines, the Big Sky country, big smiles across our faces. Then you fall quiet. Are you lost in thought? Are you contemplating the meaning of life? “Anything wrong”? I ask. “I am hungry!!!” you blurt out, not so much an answer as a cri de coer.

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Laughter: No-Cost Therapy

Dov Michaeli

First posted 8/29/11 on the Doctor Weighs In

I came across an item in today’s MedPage (Aug29, 2011) reporting on two papers presented at the European Society of Cardiology meeting in Paris. The first, by Dr. Bonaguidi of the Institute of Clinical Physiology in Pisa, Italy, assessed how anger-prone behavior affected prognosis among survivors of an acute myocardial infarction.

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