Tuesday, April 30, 2013

Confrontation & Health

"In the short run, confronting upsetting experiences may be psychologically painful and physiologically arousing.

In the long run, however, the act of psychologically confronting emotionally upsetting events is associated with improved physical and psychological health."

Pennebaker, 1986, 1988, 1989, 1990, 1997, 1999, 2000

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