Teen Depression and Emotion Regulation

Researchers at Beckman Institute at the University of Illinois are hopeful that a new strategy for reducing the power of negative events will serve as a treatment for  teen depression and anxiety. They suggest that as negative memories surface, teens should think about the context of the situation which will “rather effortlessly take your mind away from the unwanted emotions associated with that memory,” say researchers. In doing so, the triggering of a negatively emotional memory will become more associated with external factors rather than emotions such as grief, sadness or fear. Further research will need to be done to find how teen depression and anxiety will be affected by emotion regulation long term.

 

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Lucy Nguyen

Lucy Nguyen, LMFT
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Lucy Nguyen is the Executive Director at Paradigm Treatment, overseeing all clinical treatment programs across the organization's southwestern region. Her extensive experience includes working with young adults in private practice, serving as a therapist for children and teens with emotional and behavioral needs, and acting as a behavior interventionist for teens with developmental disorders. Lucy integrates cognitive-behavioral approaches with mindfulness and compassion in her work, and she is also EMDR-trained. She holds a Master of Science in Counseling from California State University, Fullerton, and a Bachelor’s degree in Psychology and Social Behavior from the University of California, Irvine.

Researchers at Beckman Institute at the University of Illinois are hopeful that a new strategy for reducing the power of negative events will serve as a treatment for  teen depression and anxiety. They suggest that as negative memories surface, teens should think about the context of the situation which will "rather effortlessly take your mind away from the unwanted emotions associated with that memory," say researchers. In doing so, the triggering of a negatively emotional memory will become more associated with external factors rather than emotions such as grief, sadness or fear. Further research will need to be done to find how teen depression and anxiety will be affected by emotion regulation long term.

 

To read more about emotion regulation, click this link >>>

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