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Crying

Bokim
Hebrew toponym: ‘Weepers’ Israelites bewail their wrong doings. [O.T.: Judges 2:1–5]
Heraclitus
the weeping philosopher; melancholic personality. [Gk. Phil.: Hall, 98]
Mary Magdalene
tearfully washes Christ’s feet. [N.T.: Luke 7:37–38]
Niobe
weeps when her children are slain, even after Zeus turns her to stone. [Gk. Myth.: RHDC]
Rachel weeping for her children
Israel, for children slain by order of Herod. [N.T.: Matthew 2:16–18]
tears of Eos
dewdrops; teardrops shed for slain son. [Gk. Myth.: Brewer Dictionary, 1065]

Crying

(dreams)
In our dreams we experience a variety of emotions. Crying in the dream state generally has the same meaning as crying in daily life. It is a release of negative emotion, frustration, or fear. On the other hand, you could be experiencing the tears of joy. Due to repression or denial, sometimes people are unable to express their feelings. In the dream state some of our defense mechanisms may relax and an emotional release occurs. Some emotional dreams may be compensatory in nature. Thus, if you never cry in daily life, you may cry in your dreams.
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Korkie pointed out that expressing emotion, which may include crying, is one of the components of the psychotherapeutic process, "irrespective of gender or culture."
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Our crying affirms that we live in an absurdly random world and can do nothing about it.
Wolker said the new crying chart would help health workers reassure parents whether their baby is crying within a normal range in the first three months, or may need extra support.
Hearing the word "colic" also gives parents the impression that the crying can be fixed.
The link with serotonin transporter has emerged from two neuroimaging studies that have used radioligand binding to understand serotonin function in stroke patients with pathological crying. A single-photon emission computed tomography (SPECT) study by Murai (9) found lower SERT binding ratios in the midbrain and pons in pathological crying patients compared to non-affected controls, while a positron emission tomography (PET) study by Mpller, Andersen et al (10) found a globally lower level of [5HT.sub.1A] receptor binding associated with pathological crying.
Every day there was a period of time in which her baby girl was inconsolable, unable to stop crying on her own.
Several decades ago it was suggested that newborns could cry in different ways depending on what caused the crying (Wolff, 1969).
"We feel better after crying because we are literally crying it out," said Professor William Frey, who worked on the study.
"The fact that the dogs differentiated between crying and humming indicates that their response to crying was not purely driven by curiosity.
There are considerable individual differences in adult crying in relation to frequency and the reasons behind the action.
I have since come to know that many little girls were also discouraged from crying. Many women born biologically female have experienced the same unacceptability of tears.