The social costs of emotional suppression: a prospective study of the transition to college.

@article{Srivastava2009TheSC,
  title={The social costs of emotional suppression: a prospective study of the transition to college.},
  author={S. Srivastava and Maya Tamir and K. McGonigal and O. John and J. Gross},
  journal={Journal of personality and social psychology},
  year={2009},
  volume={96 4},
  pages={
          883-97
        }
}
There is growing interest in understanding how emotion regulation affects adaptation. The present study examined expressive suppression (which involves inhibiting the overt expression of emotion) and how it affects a critical domain of adaptation, social functioning. This investigation focused on the transition to college, a time that presents a variety of emotional and social challenges. Analyses focused on 2 components of suppression: a stable component, representing individual differences… Expand
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