Differences in Emotion Dysregulation and Symptoms of Depression and Anxiety among Illicit Substance Users and Nonusers

  title={Differences in Emotion Dysregulation and Symptoms of Depression and Anxiety among Illicit Substance Users and Nonusers},
  author={Elizabeth A. Prosek and Amanda L. Giordano and Elliott Woehler and Eric W. Price and Rachel McCullough},
  journal={Substance Use \& Misuse},
  pages={1915 - 1918}
ABSTRACT Background: Illicit substance users may rely on mind-altering substances to regulate affect, especially when mental health symptoms are present.Objectives: In light of the prevalence of illicit substance use and symptoms of depression and anxiety among college students, as well as the affect regulation properties of illicit substances, we sought to examine whether differences in emotion dysregulation, depression, anxiety, and stress exist between illicit substance users and non-users… 
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