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Emotions Override Thinking Every Time
Christine B. L. Adams M.D.
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The overzealous display of emotions tyrannizes and damages our relationships.
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Christine B. L. Adams, MD is a child psychiatrist in private practice in Louisville, KY. She is co-author of the book Living on Automatic: How Emotional Conditioning Shapes Our Lives and Relationships.