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17 May 2011

Happiness has a dark side

Researchers say that not all types and degrees of happiness are equally good, and even pursuing happiness can make people feel worse.

The pursuit of happiness is one of the foundations of modern life. But even happiness can have a dark side, according to the authors of a new review article published in Perspectives on Psychological Science. They say that not all types and degrees of happiness are equally good, and even pursuing happiness can make people feel worse.

Too much happiness can be a problem

 
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