Gender-Oriented Regulation of Adolescents' Emotions
This paper clarifies the terms “emotion”, “emotions’ regulation”, “adolescence” and the theories related to the above terms. The aim of this work is to point out why the parental supportive style is considered important for the regulation of adolescents’ emotions, but also practices for achieving it. It presents findings of modern notable research studies that evaluate strategies for achieving emotions’ regulation in adolescents, using appropriate psychometric tools. More specifically, the basic terms and the relevant theories are clarified, and the factors are defined that play a role in regulating emotions, such as society and family. Finally, realistic proposals are pointed out with the perspective of gender that contribute to its achievement in an educational context.
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