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Opening up by writing it down : how expressive writing improves health and eases emotional pain

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Pennebaker, James W., Smyth, Joshua M. New York, NY: The Guilford Press , 2016. 3rd ed. (Book) — 2 copies, 2 available
Audience
Patient or Public
Agency
BC Cancer Agency
Location
Abbotsford Cancer Info Ctr
Vancouver Library
Call Number
WM420.5.N3 P412 2013
Contents: ; Introduction -- "Shh ... It's a secret": beginning to explore the connection between confession and health -- The invention of the expressive writing approach -- What's on your mind?: Health benefits of verbal and written disclosure -- Dealing with chronic health problems using expressi…
Title
Opening up by writing it down : how expressive writing improves health and eases emotional pain
Author
Pennebaker, James W.
Smyth, Joshua M.
Edition
3rd ed.
Place
New York, NY
Publisher
The Guilford Press
Year Published
2016
Physical Description
xi, 210 p. ; 23 cm.
Subjects
Writing
Stress, Psychological - prevention & control
Adaptation, Psychological
Neoplasms - psychology
Mind-Body Therapies
Narrative Therapy
Self Disclosure
Popular Works
Abstract
Contents:
Introduction -- "Shh ... It's a secret": beginning to explore the connection between confession and health -- The invention of the expressive writing approach -- What's on your mind?: Health benefits of verbal and written disclosure -- Dealing with chronic health problems using expressive writing -- Writing to clear the mind: expressive writing in learning and education -- "Get these thoughts out of my head!" Getting past obsessions, insomnia, and bouts of stupidity -- To speed up or slow down?: How people differ in coping with trauma -- "I'm here for you ... or am I?": The audience on the other end of our words -- How does writing help us secure a healthier and happier future? -- Pulling it all together: recommendations for your use of expressive writing.
ISBN
9781462524921
1462524923
Language
English
Material Type
Book
Agency
BC Cancer Agency
Location
Abbotsford Cancer Info Ctr
Vancouver Library
Audience
Patient or Public
Call Number
WM420.5.N3 P412 2013
c.1 BC Cancer Agency ARHCC Cancer Info Ctr Missing
c.1 BC Cancer Agency VAN Library Available
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