A randomized controlled trial of emotionally expressive writing for women with metastatic breast cancer.

TitleA randomized controlled trial of emotionally expressive writing for women with metastatic breast cancer.
Publication TypeJournal Article
Year of Publication2010
AuthorsLow, CA, Stanton AL, Bower JE, Gyllenhammer L
JournalHealth psychology : official journal of the Division of Health Psychology, American Psychological Association
Volume29
Issue4
Pagination460-6
Date Published2010 Jul
ISSN1930-7810
KeywordsAdaptation, Psychological, Adult, Aged, Breast Neoplasms, Depression, Expressed Emotion, Female, Humans, Middle Aged, Neoplasm Metastasis, Sleep disorders, Social Support, Thinking, Treatment Outcome, Writing
Abstract

To test the effects of emotionally expressive writing in a randomized controlled trial of metastatic breast cancer patients and to determine whether effects of the intervention varied as a function of perceived social support or time since metastatic diagnosis.

Alternate JournalHealth Psychol