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Emotion, Disclosure, and Health

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Investigators have verified that talking or writing about traumatic events can alleviate distress, improve immune function, and lead to a healthier experience of life. But the links among trauma, emotional expression and health have been difficult to study. In this study influential researchers in psychology and anthropology present a cross-disciplinary and cross-cultural ...more
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Published March 29th 2002 by APA Books (first published 2002)
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Emotion, Disclosure and Health compiles articles from diverse disciplines that are all related to the way people deal with emotional upheavals, how those stresses affect health, and how translating experiences into words can promote mental and physical well being. As a researcher in the scientific tradition, Pennebaker chooses articles that focus on quantitative, evidence-based research. This is a technical and theoretical book and therefore would appeal mostly to those who work in the area of r ...more
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