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Stephen J. Lepore of the Department of Health and Behavior Studies, Teachers College, at Columbia University will conduct a community talk on "Writing as a Way of Coping with Life Stress" at 7 p.m. Monday, April 7 in room 102 of the Mills Godwin Jr. Life Sciences Building.

Lepore, co-author of the recent book "The Writing Cure: How Expressive Writing Promotes Health and Emotional Well-Being," discusses linking writing to various mental and physical health outcomes and why and for whom writing may have healing powers. A reception in the lobby will begin at 6 p.m.

A scientifically-oriented talk will be at 12:30 p.m. Tuesday, April 8, in Perry Library room 151 and is titled "Health Education, Support Groups and Adjustment to Cancer in Men."

For more information regarding either of these lectures or parking, please contact the Department of Psychology at 683-3118.

This article was posted on: April 2, 2003

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