The Future of Emotion Regulation Research

  title={The Future of Emotion Regulation Research},
  author={Amelia Aldao},
  journal={Perspectives on Psychological Science},
  pages={155 - 172}
  • A. Aldao
  • Published 27 February 2013
  • Psychology
  • Perspectives on Psychological Science
Emotion regulation has been conceptualized as a process by which individuals modify their emotional experiences, expressions, and physiology and the situations eliciting such emotions in order to produce appropriate responses to the ever-changing demands posed by the environment. Thus, context plays a central role in emotion regulation. This is particularly relevant to the work on emotion regulation in psychopathology, because psychological disorders are characterized by rigid responses to the… 

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