The vocalization of painful affect.

  • Wilma Bucci
  • Published 1982 in Journal of communication disorders


The act of verbalizing painful emotion is a sign of positive adaptive functioning, related to improved clinical state in depressed patients, and to capacity for self-regulation in persons experiencing stressful life events. In this investigation, the quality of articulation of emotion is assessed using a technique of discourse analysis applied to five… (More)


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@article{Bucci1982TheVO, title={The vocalization of painful affect.}, author={Wilma Bucci}, journal={Journal of communication disorders}, year={1982}, volume={15 6}, pages={415-40} }