Intensity of Habitual Guilt in Men and Women: Differences in Interpersonal Sensitivity and the Tendency towards Anxious-Aggressive Guilt

@article{Etxebarria2009IntensityOH,
  title={Intensity of Habitual Guilt in Men and Women: Differences in Interpersonal Sensitivity and the Tendency towards Anxious-Aggressive Guilt},
  author={Itziar Etxebarria and M Jos{\'e} Ortiz and Susana Conejero and Aitziber Pascual},
  journal={The Spanish journal of psychology},
  year={2009},
  volume={12},
  pages={540 - 554}
}
In this study we analyzed gender differences in the intensity of habitual guilt, as well as those in interpersonal sensitivity and the tendency towards experiencing feelings of guilt with a high anxious-aggressive component. The 360 participants (adolescents, young adults and adults) were asked to relate one of the situations that most frequently caused them to experience guilt and to rank its intensity and that of 9 other emotions they may have experienced at the same time on a 7-point scale… 
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