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eaten up with (something)

Obsessed, overcome, or preoccupied with some negative emotion. I've been eaten up with anger ever since I found out that my co-worker totally sabotaged me for that promotion. I'm really worried about Wendy—she's still eaten up with guilt over what happened.
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Continuous scales are neither more valid nor more reliable than dichotomous measures of jealousy. Edlund & Sagarin (2009) have demonstrated that continuous items obtain results that are similar to dichotomous items when extended scales are used (e.g., 9-point Likert-type scales, rather than 5-point scales), scale end points are labelled, midpoints are not labelled, and extremely is used as the upper anchor label.
Jealousy in moderate amounts has proven to be good for relationships.
Rather than denying jealousy or condemning it, this book views jealousy as a signal that a relationship is important and requires investment.
Fox and Moreland (2015) highlighted social comparison and jealousy; lack of privacy and control; and relationship tension and conflict as major Facebook stressors in their focus group based study of 44 adult Facebook users.
Have you done anything to address your jealousy? You haven't said so, though you have acknowledged it, which is a major factor.
From the director of the Academy Award(r) nominated I Am Love, A Bigger Splash is a sensuous portrait of desire, jealousy and rock and roll under the Mediterranean sun.
Author Jillian Deri presents students, academics, researchers, and general interest readers with an examination of the phenomena of jealousy and compersion as expressed in the polyamorous relationships of queer women.
This Note illustrates that Title VII should not be interpreted to support a general rule that terminations based on romantic jealousy are lawful.
SEXUALITY | JEALOUSY | LIES | IDENTITY | FRIENDSHIP | REDEMPTION
However, some researchers at the University of California studied dogs and their owners using a modified test, earlier used to test and measure jealousy among babies.
The answer, according to Christine Harris, a psychologist at the University of California, San Diego, is that if you are petting another dog, Roscoe is going to show something that Harris thinks is a form of jealousy -- even if not as complex as the human form.
Thus jealousy. The only way boy two could get the girl would be to club boy one, sling the girl over his shoulder, and carry her to his cave.
Scholars have long been fascinated by the question as to whether or not jealousy is a cultural universal.
As his object of love is not around so he has to express his love for Sarah in hate and jealousy against God.
The Jealousy Workbook: Exercises and Insights for Managing Open Relationships comes from a counselor and nurse specializing in polyamorous singles and couples who has spent years helping people manage jealousy.