The Relationship between Emotion Regulation Methods and Post-traumatic Stress
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This study aims to investigate the relationship between emotion regulation methods and post-traumatic stress symptoms in children. Method: 712 children aged 8-14 years, (Mage=11.45, SD=1.37; 32.9% male) who experienced an explosion accident completed the Trauma Screening Questionnaire (TSQ) and the Emotion Regulation Questionnaire (ERQ). Results: Results showed that expressive suppression was positive significantly associated with cognitive reappraisal (r = 0.27, p < 0.001) and positive significantly associated with post-traumatic stress symptoms (r = 0.13, p < 0.01).
Emotion regulation; Post-traumatic stress disorders; Children