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Expressive writing interventions for individuals with appearance concerns

Expressive writing interventions for individuals with appearance concerns Individuals with a negative body image often present with low self-esteem and psychological distress. Supported by Pennebaker and Beall's (1986) paradigm, expressive writing can offer an effective, low-cost intervention for many patients, as it requires no face-to-face contact with a therapist. Melissa Pilkington discusses the health benefits associated with this therapy for those with appearance concerns http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Journal of Aesthetic Nursing Mark Allen Group

Expressive writing interventions for individuals with appearance concerns

Journal of Aesthetic Nursing , Volume 3 (8): 4 – Oct 2, 2014

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Mark Allen Group
Copyright
Copyright © 2014 MA Healthcare Limited
ISSN
2050-3717
eISSN
2052-2878
DOI
10.12968/joan.2014.3.8.390
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Abstract

Individuals with a negative body image often present with low self-esteem and psychological distress. Supported by Pennebaker and Beall's (1986) paradigm, expressive writing can offer an effective, low-cost intervention for many patients, as it requires no face-to-face contact with a therapist. Melissa Pilkington discusses the health benefits associated with this therapy for those with appearance concerns

Journal

Journal of Aesthetic NursingMark Allen Group

Published: Oct 2, 2014

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