On the relationship between temperament, metacognition, and anxiety: independent and mediated effects.

  title={On the relationship between temperament, metacognition, and anxiety: independent and mediated effects.},
  author={Małgorzata Dragan and Wojciech Łukasz Dragan and Tadeusz W. Kononowicz and Adrian Wells},
  journal={Anxiety, stress, and coping},
  volume={25 6},
The present study examined the relations between temperamental traits distinguished in regulative theory of temperament, state anxiety, and metacognition as postulated in self-regulatory executive function (S-REF) theory of emotional disorder. Data analysis (n=315) consisted of independent and mediated effect analyses. Of the six traits, briskness, emotional reactivity and perseveration correlated significantly with both state anxiety and metacognitions (emotional reactivity and perseveration… CONTINUE READING
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