Department of Psychology
Department of Psychology

Dr. James Pennebaker on benefits of writing about emotional experiences

Fri, March 11, 2011

"Research shows writing about emotional experiences to find closure can have tangible health benefits. When people are given the opportunity to resolve emotional events , they often experience improved health, go to the doctor less, and have positive changes in immune function"...James Pennebaker, professor of social psychology, in a press release for SpiritEmail, a service designed as a healing tool for those dealing with the loss of a loved one.
Read more... | Pennebaker Web Page

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