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Greenberg & Stone, 1992: Writing about disclosed or undisclosed traumas decreased physical symptoms of severe trauma among students

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Greenberg, M. A., & Stone, A. A. (1992). Writing about disclosed versus undisclosed traumas: Immediate and long-term effects on mood and health. Journal of personality and social psychology, 63(1), 75-84.
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Asking undergraduates to write about previously undisclosed or previously disclosed traumas reduced reported physical symptoms over the next several months relative to a control condition but only when these traumas were severe.

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Walton & Wilson, 2018