Emotion regulation, physiological arousal and PTSD symptoms in trauma-exposed individuals

@inproceedings{Shepherd2014EmotionRP,
  title={Emotion regulation, physiological arousal and PTSD symptoms in trauma-exposed individuals},
  author={Laura Shepherd and Jennifer Wild},
  booktitle={Journal of behavior therapy and experimental psychiatry},
  year={2014}
}
OBJECTIVES Retrospective studies suggest a link between PTSD and difficulty regulating negative emotions. This study investigated the relationship between PTSD symptoms and the ability to regulate negative emotions in real-time using a computerised task to assess emotion regulation. METHOD Trauma-exposed ambulance workers (N = 45) completed self-report measures of trauma exposure, PTSD symptoms and depression. Participants then completed a computer task requiring them to enhance, decrease or… CONTINUE READING
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