Mood Disorder Specialists Coraopolis PA

A positive mood is more expansive, sees the larger picture and tends to make more associations. Sad people, on the other hand, tend to stick to the facts, pay attention to details, and use more item'specific processing.

Mcguire Memorial
(412) 604-5371
543 Moon Clinton Rd
Coraopolis, PA
Industry
Mental Health Professional

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Phillip C Dias-Mandoly
(412) 749-7330
111 Hazel Lane
Sewickley, PA
Specialty
Psychiatry

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Sharon Lee Altman
(724) 777-2240
751 Merchant Street
Ambridge, PA
Specialty
Psychiatry

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Shore Progam Family Institute
(412) 761-0236
8324 Ohio River Blvd
Pittsburgh, PA
Industry
Mental Health Professional

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Residential Care Services Inc
(412) 734-1824
25 N Sprague Ave
Pittsburgh, PA
Industry
Mental Health Professional

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Amanda Pelphrey
(412) 841-9116
900 Commerce Drive
Coraopolis, PA
Services
Psychological Assessment, Disorder Diagnosed in Infancy-Adolescence (e.g., ADHD, LD, MR, or Pervasive Devel Disorder), Anxiety Disorder (e.g., generalized anxiety, phobia, panic or obsessive-compulsive disorder)
Ages Served
Infants (0-2 yrs.)
Children (3-12 yrs.)
Adolescents (13-17 yrs.)
Education Info
Doctoral Program: Indiana University of Pennsylvania
Credentialed Since: 2008-03-11

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Ronald Backus
(412) 749-7330
111 Hazel Lane
Sewickley, PA
Specialty
Psychiatry

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Rodney Stephen Altman
(724) 777-2240
751 Merchant Street
Ambridge, PA
Specialty
Psychiatry

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Turtle Creek Valley Mental Health Mental Retardation Inc
(412) 461-0173
905 Dickson Ave
Pittsburgh, PA
Industry
Mental Health Professional

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Linda Humphreys
(412) 766-4030
8235 Ohio River Blvd
Pittsburgh, PA
Specialty
Psychiatry, Child Psychiatry

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The Upside of Sadness

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Have trouble remembering things? Maybe you’re just too happy. A recent University of Virginia study found that sad people remembered words more accurately than those who are lovin’ life. The study tested 100 undergraduates who were exposed to two different mood-inducing classical music selections to evoke either happiness (Mozart) or sadness (Mahler).

Once their moods had been altered, the students were shown lists of words that they were then asked to recall. The researchers found that subjects who were feeling cheerier were more likely to lapse into “relational processing,” which means that as they listened they made associations with the words and thought about bigger issues rather than the specifics of the task. Consequently this group’s test scores were lower than their gloomier compatriots.

“A positive mood is more expansive, sees the larger picture and tends to make more associations,” says study author Justin Storbeck. “Sad people, on the other hand, tend to stick to the facts, pay attention to details, and use more item-specific processing.”

The study even puts a positive spin on sadness. “We used to think about negative emotions as being dysfunctional,” says Storbeck, “but sometimes they can be beneficial, depending on the task.”

Elizabeth Marglin

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