Emotional Regulation of Behaviour: Sphere of Investigation, Components and Functions

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Abstract

The study of emotional regulation is being conducted in psychology for a bit more than 20 years. Over the last years there appeared several domains in the frameworks of which the separate aspects of this problem were being elaborated. Nevertheless a common view on the character, the nature and the developmental flow of this phenomenon is missing. The article regards the existing viewpoints concerning the definition of functions and components of emotional regulation. The review of this kind made it possible to single out some aspects of emotional behavior regulation which are accepted by all the researchers. It allows tracing the ways of further elaboration of this problem.

General Information

Journal rubric: General Psychology

Article type: scientific article

For citation: Selutina N.V. Emotional Regulation of Behaviour: Sphere of Investigation, Components and Functions. Psikhologicheskaya nauka i obrazovanie = Psychological Science and Education, 2007. Vol. 12, no. 5, pp. 267–274. (In Russ., аbstr. in Engl.)

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Natalia V. Selutina, PhD in Psychology, Senior Lecturer of the Faculty of Clinical and Special Psychology of MSPPU, Head of the Educational and Production Laboratory of the Social and Pedagogical College of IGT MSPPU, Moscow State University of psychology and education (MSUPE), Moscow, Russia

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