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Illness comes with a distinct set of psychological and behavioral features. You feel fatigued, maybe a little depressed, less hungry than usual, more easily nauseated and perhaps more sensitive to pain and cold.
All these aspects of being sick are features of emotion that are an important part of how human beings work to recover from illness.
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People possess a regulatory program that lies in wait, scanning for indicators that infectious disease is present. If it detects signs of infection:
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We ourselves contribute to slowing down our recovery. Our never-ending responsibilities add to an additional layer of stress while we fight our illness, and our negative reactions compound our physical ailments.
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Mostly women go to therapy. This is true as women more often receive therapy because there is less stigma preventing them from doing so. Conversely, societal pressures make men ambivalent to therapy.
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