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The Health Benefits of Screaming

Women who force themselves to stay quiet during marital arguments are four times more likely to die than women who expressed themselves freely during marital arguments. Such "self-silencing" during conflict may have provided an evolutionary survival advantage long ago. Today, it unfortunately is often a necessity for women in abusive relationships. Of course, the question still remains what effect the screaming has on the husband's health...

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Some information on this site is from the book From Fatigued to Fantastic! Third Edition by Jacob Teitelbaum MD, copyright 2007 by Jacob Teitelbaum MD. Used by permission of Avery Publishing, an imprint of Penguin Group (USA) Inc.