Repressive coping style and positive self-presentation.

  title={Repressive coping style and positive self-presentation.},
  author={Adrian Furnham and K V Petrides and Grant Sisterson and Bahman Baluch},
  journal={British journal of health psychology},
  volume={8 Pt 2},
OBJECTIVE This paper reviews 59 studies looking at cognitive, individual differences and physiological correlates of the repressive coping style, as defined by Weinberger, Schwartz, and Davidson (1979). A central aim is to evaluate the relative importance of the anxiety and social desirability components of repression. Thus, the empirical study investigates the relationships between repression and a number of relevant, but hitherto unexamined, constructs, including trait emotional intelligence… CONTINUE READING


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