Date of Award

Spring 5-19-2016

Document Type


Degree Name

Master of Arts (MA)



First Advisor

Dr. Douglas Mennin

Second Advisor

Tyrel Starks

Academic Program Adviser

Martin Chodorow


Emotion dysregulation manifests in ways, such as behavioral avoidance and differential patterns of emotional reactivity and processing. The current study examined whether behavioral avoidance (i.e., task disengagement and expression suppression) and emotional experience (i.e., intensity and evaluation) are associated differently in those with GAD, MDD, and healthy controls.



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