Guided life review helps against depression
Tina Miller, MA,CFLE stashed this in psychology
Life review, which involves recalling memories and evaluating the past in a structured way, helps to reduce depression and increase feelings of well-being when used in the form of a self-help course under guidance. These are the findings of researchers at the department of Psychology, Health and Technology of the University of Twente, who carried out a study among people over the age of 40 with mild to moderate symptoms of depression. The research has been published in The Journals of Gerontology: Psychological Sciences, a renowned scientific journal focusing on the psychology of older adults.