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Written emotional expression and emotional well-being: the moderating role of fear of rejection.

Pers Soc Psychol Bull. 2005 Jun;31(6):818-30.

Langens TA1, Schüler J.

Empirical research shows that individuals high in fear of rejection typically report low levels of perceived social support and are more vulnerable to stressful experiences. 112 more words

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Effects of written emotional expression: the role of positive expectancies.

Health Psychol. 2007 Mar;26(2):174-82.

Langens TA1, Schüler J.

Writing in an emotional way about stressful or traumatic experiences has beneficial effects on emotional well-being and physical health. 208 more words

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Does expressive writing reduce stress and improve health for family caregivers of older adults?

Gerontologist. 2007 Jun;47(3):296-306.

Mackenzie CS1, Wiprzycka UJ, Hasher L, Goldstein D.

We examined whether written emotional disclosure reduces stress and improves health outcomes for family caregivers of physically frail and cognitively impaired older adults, as it has been shown to do for certain student and clinical populations. 125 more words

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Seeing the glass half full: optimistic expressive writing improves mental health among chronically stressed caregivers.

Br J Health Psychol. 2008 Feb;13(Pt 1):73-6.

Mackenzie CS1, Wiprzycka UJ, Hasher L, Goldstein D.

This study explored treatment mediators among caregivers of older adults who did not benefit from expressive writing in a recently published randomized clinical trial. 82 more words

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Does expressive writing reduce health care utilization? A meta-analysis of randomized trials.

J Consult Clin Psychol. 2006 Apr;74(2):243-52.

Harris AH1.

This meta-analysis examined whether writing about stressful experiences affects health care utilization (HCU) compared with writing on neutral topics or no-writing control groups. 107 more words

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How effective are expressive writing interventions for adolescents? A meta-analytic review.

Clin Psychol Rev. 2015 Mar;36:42-55. doi: 10.1016/j.cpr.2015.01.003. Epub 2015 Jan 15.

Travagin G1, Margola D2, Revenson TA3.

This meta-analysis evaluated the effects of the expressive writing intervention (EW; Pennebaker & Beall, 1986) among adolescents. 190 more words

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