The Emerging Field of Emotion Regulation: An Integrative Review

  title={The Emerging Field of Emotion Regulation: An Integrative Review},
  author={J. Gross},
  journal={Review of General Psychology},
  pages={271 - 299}
  • J. Gross
  • Published 1998
  • Psychology
  • Review of General Psychology
  • The emerging field of emotion regulation studies how individuals influence which emotions they have, when they have them, and how they experience and express them. This review takes an evolutionary perspective and characterizes emotion in terms of response tendencies. Emotion regulation is defined and distinguished from coping, mood regulation, defense, and affect regulation. In the increasingly specialized discipline of psychology, the field of emotion regulation cuts across traditional… CONTINUE READING

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