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Guilt

Known as: Guilty, feeling guilt, Feeling Guilty 
Subjective feeling of having committed an error, offense or sin; unpleasant feeling of self-criticism. These result from acts, impulses, or thoughts… Expand
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Highly Cited
2010
Highly Cited
2010
Whereas some research suggests that acknowledgment of the role of biogenetic factors in mental illness could reduce mental… Expand
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Highly Cited
2008
Highly Cited
2008
Three studies examined the hypothesis that collective guilt and shame have different consequences for reparation. In 2… Expand
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Highly Cited
2007
Highly Cited
2007
“A clear conscience is a good pillow.” Why does this old proverb contain an insight? The emotion of guilt holds a key… Expand
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Highly Cited
2007
Highly Cited
2007
The present research examined emotions as predictors of opposition to policies and actions of one's country that are perceived to… Expand
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Highly Cited
2006
Highly Cited
2006
This study examined the social effects of emotions related to supplication and appeasement in conflict and negotiation. In a… Expand
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Highly Cited
2005
Highly Cited
2005
In a longitudinal study of children followed for 8 years into adolescence, the authors investigated how different forms of… Expand
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Highly Cited
2000
Highly Cited
2000
Two related attribution theories of motivation are examined. One, an intrapersonal theory, includes self-directed thoughts… Expand
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Highly Cited
1997
Highly Cited
1997
Abstract The authors document advertisers' application of guilt appeals as a method of influence. A content analysis of guilt… Expand
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Highly Cited
1992
Highly Cited
1992
The relation of shame and guilt to anger and aggression has been the focus of considerable theoretical discussion, but empirical… Expand
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Review
1985
Review
1985
A theory of motivation and emotion is proposed in which causal ascriptions play a key role. It is first documented that in… Expand
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