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The regulation of negative and positive affect in daily life.
Emotion regulation has primarily been studied either experimentally or by using retrospective trait questionnaires. Very few studies have investigated emotion regulation in the context in which it isExpand
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Affect dynamics in relation to depressive symptoms: variable, unstable or inert?
Depression not only involves disturbances in prevailing affect, but also in how affect fluctuates over time. Yet, precisely which patterns of affect dynamics are associated with depressive symptomsExpand
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Getting stuck in depression: The roles of rumination and emotional inertia
Like many other mental disorders, depression is characterised by psychological inflexibility. Two instances of such inflexibility are rumination: repetitive cognitions focusing on the causes andExpand
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Negative emotion differentiation: Its personality and well-being correlates and a comparison of different assessment methods
Previous research has shown that individual differences in negative emotion differentiation may play a prominent role in well-being. Yet, many basic questions about negative emotion differentiationExpand
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The Wisdom to Know the Difference : Strategy-Situation Fit in Emotion Regulation in Daily Life Is Associated With Well-Being
The ability to regulate emotions is central to well-being, but healthy emotion regulation may not merely be about using the “right” strategies. According to the strategy-situation-fit hypothesis,Expand
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Affective Instability in Daily Life Is Predicted by Resting Heart Rate Variability
Previous research has shown that being affectively unstable is an indicator of several forms of psychological maladjustment. However, little is known about the mechanisms underlying affectiveExpand
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Feeling bad about being sad: the role of social expectancies in amplifying negative mood.
Our perception of how others expect us to feel has significant implications for our emotional functioning. Across 4 studies the authors demonstrate that when people think others expect them not toExpand
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Affective Dynamics in Psychopathology
We discuss three varieties of affective dynamics (affective instability, emotional inertia, and emotional differentiation). In each case, we suggest how these affective dynamics should beExpand
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Moderated online social therapy for depression relapse prevention in young people: pilot study of a ‘next generation’ online intervention
Implementation of targeted e‐mental health interventions offers a promising solution to reducing the burden of disease associated with youth depression. A single‐group pilot study was conducted toExpand
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Executive well-being: Updating of positive stimuli in working memory is associated with subjective well-being
A growing literature shows that the ability to control affective information in working memory (WM) plays an important role in emotional functioning. Whereas most studies have focused on executiveExpand
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