Effects of (very) brief writing on health: the two-minute miracle.

@article{Burton2008EffectsO,
  title={Effects of (very) brief writing on health: the two-minute miracle.},
  author={Chad M. Burton and L. King},
  journal={British journal of health psychology},
  year={2008},
  volume={13 Pt 1},
  pages={
          9-14
        }
}
This study tested the lower boundary of the dosage required to garner health benefits from written emotional expression. Participants wrote about either a personal trauma, a positive life experience, or a control topic for 2 minutes each day for 2 days. Emotion word usage in the essays was examined and physical health complaints were measured 4-6 weeks after the last writing session. Trauma and positive experience essays contained more emotional content than the control essays and such content… Expand
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