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Jacqueline Woolley, Chair The University of Texas at Austin, SEA 4.212, Austin, TX 78712 • (512) 475-7596

Dr. James Pennebaker on benefits of writing about emotional experiences

Posted: March 11, 2011

"Research shows writing about emotional experiences to find closure can have tangible health benefits. When people are given the opportunity to resolve emotional events , they often experience improved health, go to the doctor less, and have positive changes in immune function"...James Pennebaker, professor of social psychology, in a press release for SpiritEmail, a service designed as a healing tool for those dealing with the loss of a loved one.
Read more... | Pennebaker Web Page

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