Emotion Regulation in Children and Adolescents

  title={Emotion Regulation in Children and Adolescents},
  author={Janice Lillian Zeman and Michael C. Cassano and Carisa Perry-Parrish and Sheri Stegall},
  journal={Journal of Developmental \& Behavioral Pediatrics},
Within the past two decades, an "affect revolution" [Fischer and Tangney, Self-conscious Emotions: The Psychology of Shame, Guilt, Embarrassment, and Pride 1995:3-22] in research has revolutionized the ways in which emotion processes have been conceptualized and subsequently studied. This review discusses the literature on emotion regulation (ER) in childhood and adolescence by first summarizing the trajectory of emotional development from infancy through adolescence, followed by a discussion… 
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