Randomized controlled expressive writing pilot in individuals with Parkinson’s disease and their caregivers

@inproceedings{Cash2015RandomizedCE,
  title={Randomized controlled expressive writing pilot in individuals with Parkinson’s disease and their caregivers},
  author={Therese Verkerke Cash and Sarah K. Lageman},
  booktitle={BMC psychology},
  year={2015}
}
BACKGROUND Individuals with Parkinson's disease (PD) and their caregivers are at risk for emotional distress and hypercortisolism. Expressive writing is an effective complementary intervention to ameliorate the psychological and physiological effects of chronic illness. This pilot study aimed to evaluate feasibility and preliminary effectiveness of an expressive writing intervention for individuals with PD and their caregivers. METHODS Individuals with PD (N = 27) and their caregivers (N = 14… CONTINUE READING
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