THE BOOKS

Receptiviti Co-founder, James Pennebaker's early work found that keeping secrets can make people sick. This led to his discovery that people could improve their physical and mental health by writing about their deepest secrets, which is now widely known as expressive writing. 

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Author of multiple books including The Secret Life of Pronouns, and Opening Up: The Healing Power of Expressing Emotion and Writing to Heal, James is Regents Centennial Liberal Arts Professor and Chair of the Department of Psychology at the University of Texas at Austin, a member of the Academy of Distinguished Teachers, and a consultant to businesses, medical schools, and various federal agencies that address corporate and national security issues. James is the author or editor of 10 books and almost 300 scientific articles and he ranks among the most cited researchers in psychology, psychiatry, and the social sciences.

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The Secret Life of Pronouns
What Our Words Say About Us

James W. Pennebaker

 
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Writing to Heal
A Guided Journal for Recovering from Trauma & Emotional Upheaval

James W. Pennebaker

 
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Opening Up
The Healing Power of Expressing Emotions

James W. Pennebaker

 
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Opening Up by Writing It Down
How Expressive Writing Improves Health and Eases Emotional Pain

James W. Pennebaker
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Expressive Writing
Words that Heal

James W. Pennebaker
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Emotion, Disclosure & Health

James W. Pennebaker
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Receptiviti's Mental Health Insights identify many of the language-based psychological indicators associated with mental health and distress-related concerns such as depression, stress, and social anxiety. Our models have been constructed and extensively validated by panels of psychologists and have been cited in over 19,000 research studies, of which over 6,500 focus on understanding the linguistic fingerprints of mental health, coping, disease, recovery, and treatment delivery.

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