A study of the relationship between cognitive regulation of emotions and aggression in the female students of the first grade of high school in Rezvanshahr

Alma Azarian, Ali Asghar Farokhzadian, Zahra Motaghi

Abstract


Background and purpose: Regulation of emotions is strategies that are used to increase, decrease, or maintain the emotional experiences. This study aims to investigate the relationship between cognitive regulation of emotions and aggression in students.

Method: this study is descriptive and correlational. 100 female first grade high school students were selected randomly. The tests completed Cognitive Emotion Regulation Questionnaire (CERQ) and Buss and Perry Aggression Questionnaire (1992). Finally, the data were analyzed using Pierson correlation coefficient.

Findings: the results of eth study showed that there is a positive significant relationship between cognitive regulation of emotions and aggression.

Conclusion: faults of any kind in the regulation of emotions can make the individual vulnerable against emotional problems like aggression.


Keywords


strategies of cognitive regulation of emotions, aggression, female students.

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