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Title Distance writing and computer-assisted interventions in psychiatry and mental health / edited by Luciano L'Abate ; foreword by Douglas K. Snyder.
Imprint Westport, Conn. : Ablex Pub., [2001]

Series Developments in clinical psychology
Developments in clinical psychology.
Subject Written communication -- Therapeutic use.
Psychotherapy -- Computer-assisted instruction.
Psychotherapy -- methods.
Therapy, Computer-Assisted.
Alt Name L'Abate, Luciano, 1928-
Description 1 online resource (xii, 236 pages).
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Foreword; Preface; 1 Distance Writing and Computer-Assisted Interventions in Psychiatry and Mental Health; 2 Explorations into the Health Benefits of Disclosure Inhibitory Cognitive and Social Processes; 3 Focused Expressive Writing, Immune Functions, and Physical Illness; 4 Comparison of Distance Emotional Expression with Psychotherapy; 5 A Meta-analytic Evaluation of Workbook Effectiveness in Physical and Mental Health; 6 A Feedback-Driven Computer Program for Outpatient Training; 7 Computer Workbooks in Psychotherapy with Psychiatric Patients.
Summary An introduction to the "writing cure" that represents an evolutionary, if not a paradigmatic shift in how mental health services will be delivered in the 21st century. It demonstrates how to use structured interviews before using writing and computer-assisted interventions at a distance.
Note Print version record.
ISBN 0313003157 (electronic bk.)
9780313003158 (electronic bk.)
1567505244 (cloth)
1567505252 (pbk.)
OCLC # 50322197
Additional Format Print version: Distance writing and computer-assisted interventions in psychiatry and mental health. Westport, Conn. : Ablex Pub., ©2001 1567505244 (DLC) 00027546