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Opening up by writing it down : how expressive writing improves health and eases emotional pain, James W. Pennebaker and Joshua M. Smyth

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Opening up by writing it down : how expressive writing improves health and eases emotional pain
Title
Opening up by writing it down
Title remainder
how expressive writing improves health and eases emotional pain
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James W. Pennebaker and Joshua M. Smyth
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Language
eng
Summary
"Expressing painful emotions is hard--yet it can actually improve our mental and physical health. Distinguished psychologist James W. Pennebaker has spent decades studying what happens when people take just a few minutes to write about deeply felt personal experiences or problems. This lucid, compassionate book has introduced tens of thousands of readers to an easy to use self help technique that has been proven to heal old emotional wounds, promote a sense of well being, decrease stress, improve relationships, and boost the immune system. Updated with findings from hundreds of new studies, the significantly revised second edition now contains practical exercises to help readers try out expressive writing. It features extensive new information on specific health benefits, as well as when the approach may not be helpful"--
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Pennebaker, James W
Index
index present
LC call number
RC455.4.I54
LC item number
P46 2016eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
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Smyth, Joshua M.
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  • Self-disclosure
  • Written communication
  • Stress (Psychology)
  • Mind and body
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Opening up by writing it down : how expressive writing improves health and eases emotional pain, James W. Pennebaker and Joshua M. Smyth
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Copyright
Note
Revision of: Opening up / James W. Pennebaker. 1997
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unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 171-198) and index
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volume
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nc
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rdacarrier
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multicolored
Content category
text
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txt
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rdacontent
Contents
1. "Shh ... It's a Secret": Beginning to Explore the Connection between Confession and Health -- 2. The Invention of the Expressive Writing Approach -- 3. What's on Your Mind? Health Benefits of Verbal and Written Disclosure -- 4. Dealing with Chronic Health Problems Using Expressive Writing -- 5. Writing to Clear the Mind: Expressive Writing in Learning and Education -- 6. "Get These Thoughts Out of My Head!" Getting Past Obsessions, Insomnia, and Bouts of Stupidity -- 7. To Speed Up or Slow Down? How People Differ in Coping with Trauma -- 8. "I'm Here for You ... or Am I?" The Audience on the Other End of Our Words -- 9. How Does Writing Help Us Secure a Healthier and Happier Future? -- 10. Pulling It All Together: Recommendations for Your Use of Expressive Writing -- Notes -- Bibliography
Dimensions
23 cm
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unknown
Edition
Third edition.
Extent
xi, 210 pages
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unknown
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online
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unknown
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unmediated
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rdamedia
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n
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not applicable
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unknown
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unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
20208CCD-86E9-4F03-B10C-9DFC0E1F06FF
System control number
(OCoLC)951975141
Label
Opening up by writing it down : how expressive writing improves health and eases emotional pain, James W. Pennebaker and Joshua M. Smyth
Publication
Copyright
Note
Revision of: Opening up / James W. Pennebaker. 1997
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 171-198) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
1. "Shh ... It's a Secret": Beginning to Explore the Connection between Confession and Health -- 2. The Invention of the Expressive Writing Approach -- 3. What's on Your Mind? Health Benefits of Verbal and Written Disclosure -- 4. Dealing with Chronic Health Problems Using Expressive Writing -- 5. Writing to Clear the Mind: Expressive Writing in Learning and Education -- 6. "Get These Thoughts Out of My Head!" Getting Past Obsessions, Insomnia, and Bouts of Stupidity -- 7. To Speed Up or Slow Down? How People Differ in Coping with Trauma -- 8. "I'm Here for You ... or Am I?" The Audience on the Other End of Our Words -- 9. How Does Writing Help Us Secure a Healthier and Happier Future? -- 10. Pulling It All Together: Recommendations for Your Use of Expressive Writing -- Notes -- Bibliography
Dimensions
23 cm
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
Third edition.
Extent
xi, 210 pages
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
20208CCD-86E9-4F03-B10C-9DFC0E1F06FF
System control number
(OCoLC)951975141

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