Creativity and coping with negative emotions

See:

http://www.physorg.com/news/2011-02-creative-negative.html

Article reads: “People are confronted with difficult situations every single day,” says Beaulieu-Pelletier. “From the death of a loved one to choosing between two university programs, seeing images of violence and poverty on television or disagreeing with a friend. All these conflicts require a specific cognitive emotional energy and I wondered if creativity could help people cope with negative emotion.”

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