著者
佐藤 德
出版者
日本感情心理学会
雑誌
感情心理学研究 (ISSN:18828817)
巻号頁・発行日
vol.19, no.3, pp.71-80, 2012-05-01 (Released:2012-09-15)
参考文献数
40
被引用文献数
1

Writing about traumatic, stressful, or emotional events is known to result in improvements in physical and psychological health. What are the mechanisms that underlie these health benefits? In the present study, undergraduates (n=55) were asked to write about (a) the same traumatic experience, (b) different traumatic experiences, or (c) non-traumatic everyday events, during 3 written disclosure sessions. Results indicated that participants who wrote about the same traumatic experience reported significant reductions in respiratory and neurological symptoms at follow-up assessments compared with the other participants. Moreover, cognitive restructuring contributed to the alleviation of depressive and posttraumatic stress symptoms only when participants wrote about the same traumatic experience. Cognitive restructuring did not have a significant beneficial effect on physical symptoms. These findings suggest that habituation underlies the beneficial effects of expressive writing on physical health, and that habituation is necessary for cognitive restructuring to be effective on psychological health.

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トラウマやそれに近い経験へのケアとして筆記開示(筆記療法)というものがあるけど、あまり注目度は高くないようですね。単なるカタルシス的な効果以外にも認知的再体制化といった作用機序も考えられているけど、実際のところエビデンスとしてはどうなんだろう https://t.co/MUBpacgtKQ
「筆記開示」=「Writing to heal」?というものがあるのですね。初めて知りました。例えば ●筆記開示はなぜ効くのか https://t.co/vRG92pSd7k →認知行動療法などの「認知再構成法」と同じ??? ●Writing to heal https://t.co/k45IsFkg8w ←有益だけど万能ではないという指摘も

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