Through benevolent eyes: the differential efficacy of perspective taking and cognitive reappraisal on the regulation of shame

Krishnamoorthy, Govind, Davis, Penelope, O'Donovan, Analise, McDermott, Brett, and Mullens, Amy (2020) Through benevolent eyes: the differential efficacy of perspective taking and cognitive reappraisal on the regulation of shame. International Journal of Cognitive Therapy. (In Press)

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Abstract

Difficulties in regulating feelings of shame is a risk factor for the onset and recurrence of mental health disorders. The present research investigated the impact of the individual differences in propensity to experience shame (or shame-proneness) on two emotion regulation strategies-perspective taking and positive reappraisal. A total of 228 participants, undergraduate students, were allocated randomly to one of the eight experimental conditions. The results revealed that for high shame-prone participants, the use of perspective taking, without positive reappraisal, led to a heightened experience of shame. In contrast, the combination of perspective taking and positive reappraisal led to reductions in shame among high shame-prone participants. The findings highlight the relationship between individual differences, and the separate and combined effects of affect regulation strategies on the experience of shame.

Item ID: 64446
Item Type: Article (Research - C1)
ISSN: 1937-1217
Keywords: shame, negative self-evaluations, reappraisal, perspective taking, emotion regulation
Copyright Information: © Springer Nature Switzerland AG 2020.
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Date Deposited: 23 Sep 2020 07:43
FoR Codes: 52 PSYCHOLOGY > 5203 Clinical and health psychology > 520304 Health psychology @ 100%
SEO Codes: 92 HEALTH > 9201 Clinical Health (Organs, Diseases and Abnormal Conditions) > 920111 Nervous System and Disorders @ 100%
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