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Counseling Psychology and Psychotherapy

Publisher: Moscow State University of Psychology and Education

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The development of the «emotion dysregulation» questionnaire 5672


Polskaya N.A.
Doctor of Psychology, Professor, Chair of Clinical Psychology and Psychotherapy, Department of Counseling and Clinical Psychology, Moscow State University of Psychology & Education, Moscow, Russia

Razvaliaeva A.Yu.
PhD in Psychology, Assistant Researcher Research Laboratory of Cognitive Functioning Assessment and Development, RUDN University, Moscow, Russia

We present the “Emotion Dysregulation” questionnaire aimed at assessing the types of emotion dysregulation. The theoretic model of the questionnaire is based on two dimensions of emotion dysregulation: impulsivity/rigidity of affective reactions and cognitive distortions/deficits. The questionnaire consists of three scales: rumination, avoidance, and mentalization difficulties. The three-factor structure of the questionnaire was supported by confirmatory factor analysis. The research sample (N=210) consisted of high school students and working adults aged 15—45, 108 of the female and 102 male. The scales have adequate internal consistency, test-retest reliability, and convergent and divergent validity. The questionnaire can be used for research purposes.

Keywords: emotion dysregulation, questionnaire development, rumination, mentalization, avoidance

Column: Empirical Studies


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