Apr 15 2008

Structured writing assignments show promising results in the treatment of trauma

A Dutch study comparing Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) with Structured writing Assignments (SWT) for Acute Stress Disorder and Post Traumatic Stress Disorder shows that both methods were successful in lowering levels of intrusive symptoms, depression and anxiety.

These findings offer more research documentation about the efficacy of structured writing assignments or journaling as ways for trauma survivors can be empowered to heal themselves.

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