Relating empathy and emotion regulation: do deficits in empathy trigger emotion dysregulation?

@article{Schipper2013RelatingEA,
  title={Relating empathy and emotion regulation: do deficits in empathy trigger emotion dysregulation?},
  author={Marc Schipper and Franz Petermann},
  journal={Social neuroscience},
  year={2013},
  volume={8 1},
  pages={101-7}
}
Emotion regulation is a crucial skill in adulthood; its acquisition represents one of the key developmental tasks in early childhood. Difficulties with adaptive emotion regulation increase the risk of psychopathology in childhood and adulthood. This is, for instance, shown by a relation between emotion regulation and aggressive behavior in childhood age, indicating emotion dysregulation as an important risk factor of aggressive behavior and potential precursor of psychopathology. Based on (1… CONTINUE READING