Affect regulation strategies and perceived emotional adjustment for negative and positive affect: A study on anger, sadness and joyDarío Páez, Francisco Martínez-Sánchez, Andrés Mendiburo, Magdalena Bobowik, Verónica Sevillano
- The Journal of Positive Psychology, May 2013, Taylor & Francis
- DOI: 10.1080/17439760.2013.786751
How people manage, cope or regulate positive and negative affect
What is it about?
Most important forms of increasing positive and decreasing negative feelings are described, compared and show which and why are good for wellbeing - rumination or repetitive thinking is inadaptive in depression but associated to positive reevaluation is adaptive both for positive and negative affect
Why is it important?
Forms of regulating negative affect are translated in a neutral forma and applied to regulsation of positive affect
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