Misfortune

Unforseen trouble.
National Institutes of Health

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2012
2012
PURPOSE The purpose of this study was to examine whether childhood misfortune reduces the likelihood of being disease free in… (More)
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2009
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2009
A critical feature of many undesirable life events is that they often shatter the victim’s perception of living in an orderly… (More)
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2009
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2009
BACKGROUND Humans have a strong social tendency to compare themselves with others. We tend to feel envious when we receive less… (More)
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2008
2008
This study examines understandings of misfortune among east London Bangladeshis, particularly with respect to the role of jinn… (More)
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2006
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2006
Robert Shiller’s Irrational Exuberance predicted that the stock market bubble of the s would burst. Yale economist Shiller… (More)
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2003
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2003
The transfer of food among group members is a ubiquitous feature of small-scale forager and forager-agricultural populations. The… (More)
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2002
2002
Change your habit to hang or waste the time to only chat with your friends. It is done by your everyday, don't you feel bored… (More)
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1994
1994
College students and their parents rated their willingness to wear sweaters previously worn by a target person described as… (More)
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1977
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1977
The purpose of this study was to examine the relation between victims' attributions of causality for their accidents and their… (More)
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1956
1956
AT PARTICULAR times in the history of science, particular problems become ripe for investigation. A precipitating event brings… (More)
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