An Examination of the Association of Distress Intolerance and Emotion Regulation with Avoidance

@article{McHugh2012AnEO,
  title={An Examination of the Association of Distress Intolerance and Emotion Regulation with Avoidance},
  author={R Kathryn McHugh and Elizabeth K. Reynolds and Teresa M. Leyro and Michael W Otto},
  journal={Cognitive Therapy and Research},
  year={2012},
  volume={37},
  pages={363-367}
}
Distress intolerance is an important motivator of maladaptive avoidance-based coping strategies. The selection of such avoidance behaviors is also influenced by one’s access to alternative emotion regulatory strategies. However, little research has examined the relative contributions of these vulnerability factors to avoidance. This study examined whether distress intolerance and access to emotion regulation strategies were uniquely (additively or interactively) associated with self-reported… CONTINUE READING

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