Book Chapter

Treating emotion dysregulation in internalizing disorders

C Kehoe, SS Havighurst

The Oxford Handbook of Emotion Dysregulation | Oxford | Published : 2018


Dysregulation of emotions is a core feature of virtually all internalizing disorders. This chapters reviews literature on relations between emotion dysregulation and internalizing disorders, with specific attention to treatment of emotion dysregulation as a transdiagnostic focus. It describes several commonly used therapy approaches, considering how each targets emotion dysregulation. It also reviews the efficacy of programs with regard to reducing maladaptive emotion regulation strategies. Finally, it outlines how parent emotion dysregulation is targeted in emotion socialization parenting programs (the Tuning into Kids suite of programs). These programs provide parents with skills to manage..

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