Using Journaling to Heal
The goal of this course is to examine the practice of expressive writing and the research investigating the potential of writing to maintain physical and mental health.

Course Publication Date: May 30, 2019

This course is available with NO ADDITIONAL FEE if you have an active one year unlimited membership!

Author:Ray Lengel RN, FNP, MS
Course No:JOUR051319
Contact Hours:1.00
Delivery Method:Online Self Study
Category:Career and Self
Leadership & Case Management
Medical & Surgical Issues
Professional Issues
Psychiatric & Mental Health
Women's Health
Learning Objectives
  • List three examples from history wherein writing or literature has been used as a medical intervention.
  • Discuss the format of expressive writing for a patient
  • Discuss the research about the physiological benefits of expressive writing.
  • List five mental health/stress reduction benefits related to journaling for both patients and health professionals.


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