Wiley S. Peer Review Isn't Perfect...But it's not a conspiracy designed to maintain the status quo. The Scientists 2008 (11):31
When peer review is negative, it is counterproductive to consider it as a personal assaults. The author, a Pacific Northwest National Laboratory Fellow and director of PNNL's Biomolecular Systems Initiativere, recalls personal experiences and suggests how it is better to wait before reacting to a negative review and then pretend that it was written by his best friends. This helps to discover the truly useful comments contained in the review and take the greatest advantage out of that .