Difficulties in Interpersonal Emotion Regulation: Initial Development and Validation of a Self-Report Measure

  title={Difficulties in Interpersonal Emotion Regulation: Initial Development and Validation of a Self-Report Measure},
  author={Katherine L. Dixon-Gordon and Lauren A. Haliczer and Lindsey C. Conkey and Diana J. Whalen},
  journal={Journal of Psychopathology and Behavioral Assessment},
Recent attention has focused on the role of interpersonal emotion regulation (IER) in the development and maintenance of a range of forms of psychopathology, including anxiety, depression, and borderline personality disorder (BPD). Despite the relevance of IER in psychopathology, few measures exist to characterize patterns of maladaptive IER. Our aim was to (1) develop a measure of maladaptive IER, (2) begin to explore the factor structure of this new measure, the difficulties in interpersonal… 
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