A Person-by-Situation Approach to Emotion Regulation

  title={A Person-by-Situation Approach to Emotion Regulation},
  author={A. Troy and A. Shallcross and I. Mauss},
  journal={Psychological Science},
  pages={2505 - 2514}
  • A. Troy, A. Shallcross, I. Mauss
  • Published 2013
  • Medicine, Psychology
  • Psychological Science
  • Emotion regulation is central to psychological health. For instance, cognitive reappraisal (reframing an emotional situation) is generally an adaptive emotion-regulation strategy (i.e., it is associated with increased psychological health). However, a person-by-situation approach suggests that the adaptiveness of different emotion-regulation strategies depends on the context in which they are used. Specifically, reappraisal may be adaptive when stressors are uncontrollable (when the person can… CONTINUE READING

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