Emotion regulation in the context of daily stress across the adult lifespan
Emotion regulation plays a crucial role in psychological functioning across the lifespan. This study examined within-person variability and between-person differences in emotion regulation in adults of different ages. Participants (N = 239) filled out daily diaries and were interviewed daily for 30 consecutive days. Using the dynamical systems approach, emotion regulation was conceptualized as the tendency for affect to return towards the equilibrium. The study specifically examined the regulation of affect to return towards equilibrium in response to daily stressors. Results indicated that ...
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