This brief summarizes a scholarly article of the same name. It reviews research which evaluates the impact of expressive writing on lessening the symptoms of long term depression and mental health issues.
Sloan, D. M., Feinstein, B. A., & Marx, B. P. (2009). The durability of beneficial health effects associated with expressive writing. Anxiety, stress, and coping, 22(5), 509–523. https://doi.org/10.1080/10615800902785608
Military and Veterans Studies
Expressive writing, Written discourse, Stress, Anxiety, Depression, Physical health
Institute for Veterans and Military Families at Syracuse University
Institute for Veterans and Military Families at Syracuse University, "Research Brief: "The Durability of Beneficial Health Effects Associated with Expressive Writing"" (2012). Institute for Veterans and Military Families. 212.
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