Validating emotion regulation
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Print PDF By Dana Lasek, Ph.d., HSPP The term “emotional dysregulation” was coined by Dr.
While emotional dysregulation is more common among females, males can exhibit these characteristics as well.
Emotional dysregulation occurs among patients of all ages and with a wide variety of psychiatric disorders but is most commonly seen in patients diagnosed with Borderline Personality Disorder.
Emotional dysregulation causes emotional reactivity and can lead to depression, anxiety, irritability, difficulty managing anger and interpersonal difficulties.
While the vulnerability to dysregulation is not entirely clear, the cause may be biological such as genetic or prenatal factors or environmental such as early trauma.
Examples include trying to cheer up a friend who is upset, trying to make one's partner feel guilty for neglecting oneself, or trying to calm a stressed coworker.