Randomised trial of expressive writing for distressed metastatic breast cancer patients.

@article{Mosher2012RandomisedTO,
  title={Randomised trial of expressive writing for distressed metastatic breast cancer patients.},
  author={Catherine E. Mosher and Katherine N DuHamel and Joanne Lam and Maura N. Dickler and Yuelin Li and Mary Jane Massie and Larry Norton},
  journal={Psychology & health},
  year={2012},
  volume={27 1},
  pages={88-100}
}
Women with metastatic breast cancer and significant psychological distress (N = 87) were assigned randomly to engage in four home-based sessions of expressive writing or neutral writing. Women in the expressive writing group wrote about their deepest thoughts and feelings regarding their cancer, whereas women in the neutral writing group wrote about their daily activities in a factual manner. No statistically significant group differences in existential and psychological well-being, fatigue and… CONTINUE READING
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