Positive emotion regulation: Addressing two myths

Journal Article (Review;Journal)

To understand positive emotion regulation, researchers and practitioners must consider a person's unique motivation for specific behaviors within each situation rather than making sweeping (and ultimately inaccurate) generalizations. Two myths about the notion of positive emotion regulation are addressed. Our thesis is that systematic and concerted attention to context will ensure that the wisdom of emotion regulation is more accessible, generalizable, and useful.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Kashdan, TB; Young, KC; Machell, KA

Published Date

  • January 1, 2015

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 3 /

Start / End Page

  • 117 - 121

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 2352-250X

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1016/j.copsyc.2014.12.012

Citation Source

  • Scopus