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Emotion Regulation: Definition and Relevance for Mental Health

  • Matthias Berking
  • Brian Whitley
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Abstract

In this chapter we define important concepts related to affect regulation including emotion, mood, feelings, stress, and affect. Then, we review the most significant findings on the relationships between emotion regulation and various mental disorders.

Keywords

Emotion Regulation Eating Disorder Binge Eating Bulimia Nervosa Binge Eating Disorder 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Matthias Berking
    • 1
  • Brian Whitley
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of Clinical Psychology and PsychotherapyFriedrich-Alexander-University Erlangen-NurembergErlangenGermany
  2. 2.Private PracticeIrvineUSA

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