Emotion regulation difficulties in obsessive-compulsive disorder.

  title={Emotion regulation difficulties in obsessive-compulsive disorder.},
  author={Keong Yap and Christopher Mogan and Anna Moriarty and Nathan Dowling and Scott Blair-West and Celin Gelgec and Richard Moulding},
  journal={Journal of clinical psychology},
  volume={74 4},
OBJECTIVE Emotion regulation difficulties are implicated in psychological disorders but their role in obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) is unclear. Two studies examining these difficulties in OCD are presented. METHOD A community sample (Study 1; n = 306) and a clinical OCD sample (Study 2; n = 59) completed the Difficulties in Emotion Regulation Scale (DERS) and measures of depression, anxiety, and OCD. In Study 2, the OCD sample was compared to a matched control group (n = 59, selected… CONTINUE READING