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ERIC Number: EJ583331
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1998
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ISSN: ISSN-0738-3991
Journal Writing as a Social Support Strategy for Parents of Premature Infants: A Pilot Study.
Macnab, Andrew J.; Beckett, L. Yvonne; Park, Christine Cohen; Sheckter, Lori
Patient Education and Counseling, v33 n2 p149-59 Feb 1998
Journal writing was tested for reduction of stress in parents of premature infants. Educational materials were provided to parents. Journals were used for documenting involvement in care, record-keeping, and organization of thoughts. While only 32% of parents kept the journal, those who did found it helpful. (Author/EMK)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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