Expression and ambivalence over expression of negative emotion:psychometric analysis in the Women's Health Initiative.

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Inhibition of emotional expression has been associated with the incidence and progression of breast cancer and other chronic illnesses. Others have theorized that it may not be repression itself, but rather ambivalence over the expression of emotions that is the important health-related factor. The Women's Health Initiative (WHI), a long-term, national… (More)

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@article{Michael2005ExpressionAA, title={Expression and ambivalence over expression of negative emotion:psychometric analysis in the Women's Health Initiative.}, author={Yvonne Michael and Nancy Perrin and Deborah S Bowen and Barbara B. Cochrane and Jennifer P. Wisdom and Robert G. Brzyski and Cheryl K Ritenbaugh}, journal={Journal of women & aging}, year={2005}, volume={17 1-2}, pages={5-18} }