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Expressive writing for high-risk drug dependent patients in a primary care clinic: a pilot study

Baikie, Karen A; Wilhelm, Kay; Johnson, Beverley; Boskovic, Mary; Wedgwood, Lucinda; Finch, Adam; Huon, Gail

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BACKGROUND Previous research has shown that expressive writing is beneficial in terms of both physical and emotional health outcomes. This study aimed to investigate the effectiveness and acceptability of a brief expressive writing intervention for high-risk drug dependent patients in a primary care clinic, and to determine the relationship between linguistic features of writing and health outcomes. METHODS Participants completed four 15-minute expressive writing tasks over a week, in which...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2006
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/15168
Source: Harm Reduction Journal
DOI: 10.1186/1477-7517-3-34

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