Emotion regulation and mental health: recent findings, current challenges, and future directions

  title={Emotion regulation and mental health: recent findings, current challenges, and future directions},
  author={M. Berking and Peggilee Wupperman},
  journal={Current Opinion in Psychiatry},
  • M. Berking, Peggilee Wupperman
  • Published 2012
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • Current Opinion in Psychiatry
  • Purpose of review In recent years, deficits in emotion regulation have been studied as a putative maintaining factor and promising treatment target in a broad range of mental disorders. This article aims to provide an integrative review of the latest theoretical and empirical developments in this rapidly growing field of research. Recent findings Deficits in emotion regulation appear to be relevant to the development, maintenance, and treatment of various forms of psychopathology. Increasing… CONTINUE READING
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