Interpersonal Emotion Regulation Model of Mood and Anxiety Disorders

  title={Interpersonal Emotion Regulation Model of Mood and Anxiety Disorders},
  author={Stefan G. Hofmann},
  journal={Cognitive Therapy and Research},
Although social factors are of critical importance in the development and maintenance of emotional disorders, the contemporary view of emotion regulation has been primarily limited to intrapersonal processes. Based on diverse perspectives pointing to the communicative function of emotions, the social processes in self-regulation, and the role of social support, this article presents an interpersonal model of emotion regulation of mood and anxiety disorders. This model provides a theoretical… CONTINUE READING