The effects of different methods of emotional disclosure: differentiating post-traumatic growth from stress symptoms.

@article{SlavinSpenny2011TheEO,
  title={The effects of different methods of emotional disclosure: differentiating post-traumatic growth from stress symptoms.},
  author={Olga M Slavin-Spenny and Jay L. Cohen and Lindsay Margaret-Sander Oberleitner and Mark A. Lumley},
  journal={Journal of clinical psychology},
  year={2011},
  volume={67 10},
  pages={993-1007}
}
Research on emotional disclosure should test the effects of different disclosure methods and whether symptoms are affected differently than post-traumatic growth. We randomized 214 participants with unresolved stressful experiences to four disclosure conditions (written, private spoken, talking to a passive listener, talking to an active facilitator) or two control conditions. All groups had one 30-minute session. After 6 weeks, disclosure groups reported more post-traumatic growth than… CONTINUE READING

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