Relationships between cognitive emotion regulation strategies with depression and anxiety
Majid Pourfaraj Omran
DOI: 10.4236/ojpsych.2011.13015   PDF    HTML     8,398 Downloads   16,936 Views   Citations


In current study firstly, psychometric properties of Cognitive Emotion Regulation Questionnaire (CERQ) in an Iranian sample were examined. The result of factor analysis, subscales correlations, internal consistency and test-retest coefficients showed good psychometric properties of CERQ in Iran. Secondly, relationships between cognitive emotion regulation strategies with depression and anxiety were studied by multiple regression analysis. The result showed that catastrophizing, self-blame and rumination were related with high level of anxiety and depression and refocusing, positive reappraisal and planning subscales related with low level of anxiety and depression.

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Omran, M. (2011) Relationships between cognitive emotion regulation strategies with depression and anxiety. Open Journal of Psychiatry, 1, 106-109. doi: 10.4236/ojpsych.2011.13015.

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