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Self-control skills and negative emotional state: a focus on hostility.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  12061606     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
The self-control theory of psychopathology has contributed to the understanding and treatment of unipolar depression. This paper explores the relationship between self-control skills as measured by the Frequency of Self-reinforcement Questionnaire and other negative emotional states, with a focus on hostility. In Study 1, scores on the Brief Symptom Inventory were inversely related to self-control skills among a sample of 53 college students, suggesting potential generalizability of the theory. In Study 2, self-control skills were inversely related to hostility, anger, and aggression among a sample of 68 college students. The role of self-control skills in the regulation of hostility deserves further investigation.
Authors:
Elaine M Heiby; Adela Mearig
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Psychological reports     Volume:  90     ISSN:  0033-2941     ISO Abbreviation:  Psychol Rep     Publication Date:  2002 Apr 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2002-06-13     Completed Date:  2002-07-16     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0376475     Medline TA:  Psychol Rep     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  627-33     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Department of Psychology, University of Hawaii at Manoa, Honolulu 96822, USA. heiby@hawaii.edu
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Adult
Affect*
Female
Hostility*
Humans
Male
Questionnaires
Reinforcement (Psychology)

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