A new study reveals focusing attention to the context of a memory, rather than the emotional aspects, increases activity in brain regions associated with executive function and attention.
When viewing OCD related images, those with the disorder had increased distress and higher levels of activity in emotion related brain regions than their siblings who did not suffer from OCD, researchers report.
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.
Findings could help to develop new strategies that can help parents to regulate their own emotions while managing their child's aversive behavior.
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.
Thinking or talking about oneself in the third person can lead people to consider themselves in similar ways to how they think about others, a new study reports. Researchers say talking about yourself in the third person may allow you to distance yourself from stressful experiences and help to regulate emotion.
According to researchers, couples who fight following a lack of sleep expressed higher inflammation levels in blood samples.
According to researchers, people may try to invoke negative emotions in others for altruistic reasons, not simply for their own benefit.
Sleep plays an important role in being able to regulate negative emotions, especially in people with depression and anxiety, a new study reveals.
Researchers find significant differences in the brains of teens with bipolar disorder that attempt to take their lives over those with the disorder who have never attempted suicide.