Researchers have developed a new assessment model that breaks emotional regulation into three different elements. The MAS assessment will provide clinicians a new way in which to diagnose mood and mental health disorders.
According to a new study, children who have been maltreated have a surprising ability to regulate their emotions.
Researchers reveal the role the prefrontal cortex plays in emotional processing and emotional suppression.
A critical new study reports prenatal interpersonal violence can affect emotional regulation by toddlers toward their mothers. Researchers report children of mothers who were victims of domestic abuse during pregnancy, are more likely to exhibit aggression toward their moms in toddlerhood.
Neuroimaging reveals lower activation in the dorsolateral prefrontal cortex and angular gyrus in teenage girls with conduct disorder. Findings suggest that a reduction in prefrontal brain regions and functional connectivity during effortful emotional regulations contribute to behaviors associated with antisocial behavior in teenage girls.
Overall, women scored higher on compassion-related items and self-reflection, while men scored higher on emotional regulation and cognitive-related items.
According to researchers, people may try to invoke negative emotions in others for altruistic reasons, not simply for their own benefit.
People with schizophrenia struggle to manage low-level negative emotions as the negative emotions increase. Those with schizophrenia are less likely to employ coping strategies when stressed than those without the disorder, causing an escalation in their negative emotions.
UCSF researchers report maternal stress could impact the development of a child's parasympathetic nervous system, both in utero and after birth. Additionally, children whose mothers were stressed during pregnancy smile less, are less engaged and have a diminished ability to regulate emotions.
A new study reports teens faced with chronic family stress have higher blood pressure and worse immune response to bacterial infections. However, those who used cognitive reappraisal had lower blood pressure, despite the pressures they faced.