Published Online: 30 JAN 2010
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Corsini Encyclopedia of Psychology
How to Cite
Power, M. J. 2010. Sadness. Corsini Encyclopedia of Psychology. 1–2.
- Published Online: 30 JAN 2010
Until recently, the study of emotion (or the “passions,” as they were originally called) was primarily left to novelists, poets, and philosophers, who have provided some of the most poignant analyses of emotions such as sadness, whether from the Bible:
“They that sow in tears shall reap in joy.” (Psalms)