Sunday, January 02, 2011

The False Hope Syndrome

Experts Reveal Keys to Keeping Your Resolutions | Tips to Help Keep New Year’s Resolutions, Weight Loss & Quit Smoking | My Health News Daily: "As many as 90 percent of attempts at change fail, yet New Year's resolvers are undeterred. In a 2002 report in the journal American Psychologist, University of Toronto researcher Janet Polivy and a colleague came up with a name for this 'cycle of failure and renewed effort': the False Hope syndrome."

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