It comprises five sub-scales, namely Clarity (e.g., BI have difficulty making sense of Journal of Clinical Psychology, 70(6), 589-600. Cooper, J., O'Shea, A., Atkinson, M., & Wade, T. (2014). Difficulties in Emotion Regulation Scale (DERS; Gratz & Roemer, 2004) The Difficulties in Emotion Regulation Scale contains 36 items scored on a 5-point scale from 1 (almost never) to 5 (almost always), and was developed to measure emotion regulation difficulties across six dimensions: Non-acceptance of emotional responses Considering the growing attention on emotion regulation as a unifier dimension of the several symptoms and maladaptive beha-viors2, Gratz and Roemer5 developed the Difficulties in Emotion Regulation Scale (DERS) in 2004. A PsychInfo literature search (6/05) of the words "Difficulties in Emotion Regulation Scale" or “DERS” revealed that the measure has been referenced in 1 peer-reviewed journal article. They also reported significant correlations of the DERS with self-harm Difficulties in Emotion Regulation Scale 443 Journal of Clinical Psychology DOI: 10.1002/jclp Method: Three studies were completed. x��]s�6���+p���"�&�w�i�Ig��4�ً��Mle)������ڒ ��@�6��Lm6&������eFu��rK������7��s��{����S��;N����9� oOO��/����qT��6�=>��jg�Ф���ې���'�����]��! The … It was developed in 2003 by James Gross and John Oliver, based on five studies spanning the question development, validity and reliability, and structure of the questionnaire. If you wish to score the DERS using statistical software, such as SPSS, you can use the code below as a starting point. Eighty participants completed the resting state EEG recording and DERS ratings. emotion regulation is the Difficulties in Emotion Regulation Scale (DERS; Gratz and Roemer, 2004), which is based on the multidimensional conceptualization of emotion regulation as maladaptive ways of responding to emotions, including a lack of awareness, understanding, and acceptance of emotions, Difficulties in Emotion Regulation Scale (DERS) Please indicate how often the following statements apply to you by writing the appropriate number from the scale below on the line beside each item. << /Type /Page /Parent 1 0 R /LastModified (D:20200506174126+10'00') /Resources 2 0 R /MediaBox [0.000000 0.000000 595.276000 841.890000] /CropBox [0.000000 0.000000 595.276000 841.890000] /BleedBox [0.000000 0.000000 595.276000 841.890000] /TrimBox [0.000000 0.000000 595.276000 841.890000] /ArtBox [0.000000 0.000000 595.276000 841.890000] /Contents 7 0 R /Rotate 0 /Group << /Type /Group /S /Transparency /CS /DeviceRGB >> /PZ 1 >> Against this background, the aims of the current study were to (a) confirm the six-factor structure of the Difficulties in Emo-tion Regulation Scale (DERS; Gratz & Roemer, Journal of Psychopathology and Behavioral Assessment, 23(4), 253– 263, 2004) in a sample of adolescent inpatients (N0218); Elaborated emotion-dysregulation the-ories have been applied to depression (Gross & Mun oz, 1995), generalized anxiety disorder (Mennin, Heimberg, Turk, & Fresco, Difficulties in Emotion Regulation Scale-Short Form (DERS-16) The scale is a 16-item self-report measure, devel-opedbyBjurebergetal. constructs, such as expectancy of negative mood regulation, emotional avoidance,and emotional expressivity on the expected dimension, confirming the construct validity of the scale. We developed a parent-report version of the Difficulties in Emotion Regulation Scale (DERS-P)). %���� ♥ In addition, emotion regulation skills help you to: • Quiet your body—high Emotion Mind leads to high stress (racing heart, fast breathing, muscle tension, etc). The authors explored the utility of the Difficulties in Emotion Regulation Scale (DERS) in assessing adolescents’ emotion regulation. The original validation paper has been cited nearly 3,000 times to date, has been translated into several languages, and has spurred the development of several short forms (e.g., DERS-16, Bjureberg et al., 2016; DERS-SF, Kaufman et al., 2016; and DERS-18, Victor and Klonsky, 2016). Confirmatory factor analysis suggested a similar factor structure in the adolescent sample of the authors as demonstrated previously among adults. Journal of Psychopathology and Behavioral Assessment, 26, 41-54. Ever since its development, the Difficulties in Emotion Regulation Scale (DERS) has been widely adopted as a comprehensive measure to assess emotion regulation problems among English-speaking adults. (2016)asabriefformofDERS(Gratz and Roemer 2004).DERS-16isusedtoevaluatevariousas-pects of emotion regulation difficulties. Keywords: emotion regulation, adolescents, Difficulties in Emotion Regulation Scale The construct of emotion dysregulation has been used to explain diverse psychopathologies. The theoretical mode… Gross, J.J., & John, O.P. Citation Gross, J.J., & John, O.P. Gratz, K. L. & Roemer, L. (2004). Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 85, 348-362. The present study examined how resting state frontal alpha asymmetry could predict emotion regulation difficulties and related dimensions by resting state electroencephalogram (EEG) recordings, and a measure of the Difficulties in Emotion Regulation Scale (DERS). Powered by TCPDF (www.tcpdf.org) Page 3 of 3 emotion regulation, adolescents, internalizing, externalizing, Difficulties in Emotion Regulation Scale Recent research has led to an increased interest in the role of emotional processes in normal and atypical development (Southam-Gerow & Kendall, 2001), with the regulation and dysregulation of emotions being a primary focus of this research. Emotion dysregulation is associated with attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) and confers risk for behavior problems and functional impairment; however, there is little guidance on best practices for measurement in adolescents. )9ãt:daBåæ/æ3?QnZØÞh—seí¦RLθF§R‰e_(#xØðb3Íض”ÆY „ÿõýë¥ñ“w. I am clear about my feelings. -Ê0!yó|•ãCÒË®ªöëu¬¨šbFýU›{ÆB€[ĺmR! The Difficulties in Emotion Regulation Scale (DERS; Gratz and Roemer, 2004) is a popular but controversial self-report measure that aims to assess emotion dysregulation, broadly conceptualized. Method Participants were 3 undergraduate samples (N = 840, 78.33% female, mean age = 20.30). Numerous studies have identified the significant role of emotion regulation in an individual's psychological and social functioning. endobj First, factorial structure, The Difficulties in Emotion Regulation Scale (DERS; Gratz and Roemer 2004) is a self-report measure that evaluates individuals’ levels of difficulties in regulating emotions. It has been developed by Simons and Gaher (2005) as a self-report scale. I pay attention to how I feel. Confirmatory factor analysis suggested a similar factor structure in the adolescent sample of the authors as demonstrated previously among … In addition to these general-emotion items, the Reappraisal scale and the Suppression scale both included at least one item asking about regulating negative emotion (illustrated for the participants by giving sadness and anger as examples) and one item about regulating positive emotion (exemplified by joy and amusement). Distress Tolerance Scale (DTS) : This scale was used to measure personal differences in the capacity to tolerate distress. Difficulties in Emotion Regulation Scale (DERS-18) in five samples. Gratz and Roemer (2004) developed an instrument to specifically identify difficulties in emotion regulation: the Difficulties in Emotion Regulation Scale (DERS). 7 0 obj Difficulties in Emotion Regulation Scale, and Resilience Scale. %PDF-1.7 Individual differences in two emotion regulation processes: Implications for affect, relationships, and well-being. The Difficulties in Emotion Regulation Scale (DERS) was used to assess self-reported abilities to regulate emotions (Gratz & Roemer, 2008). Journal of psychopathology and behavioral assessment, 26(1), 41-54. In this paper we explore the psychometric properties of the Portuguese version of the scale and the aforementioned relationship Individual differences in two emotion regulation processes: Implications for affect, relationships, and well-being. Multidimensional assessment of emotion regulation and dysregulation: Development, factor structure, and initial validation of the difficulties in emotion regulation scale. DERS_Measure_and_Scoring.pdf regulation, the Difficulties in Emotion Regulation Scale (DERS). Description of Measure: A 10-item scale designed to measure respondents’ tendency to regulate their emotions in 3. Downloads. (2003). Adolescents (11-17 years; N = 870) completed the DERS and measures of externalizing and internalizing problems. The Difficulties in Emotion Regulation Scale Short Form (DERS-SF) (Kaufman et al., 2015) is an 18-item measure used to identify emotional regulation issues in adults. 2. The instrument presents 36-item on a 5-point Likert scale of frequency (from 1 = almost never, to 5 = almost always). Please note that you should verify that this code works as … & Roemer, E. Multidimensional Assessment of Emotion Regulation and Dysregulation: Development, Factor Structure, and Initial Validation of the Difficulties in Emotion Regulation Scale. • Find Wise Mind—Emotion Mind … Emotional Regulation is an emotion management process in which emotional activation and modulation abilities and strategies are used (Linhares & Mar-tins, 2015). Multidimensional assessment of emotion regulation and dysregulation: Development, factor structure, and initial validation of the Difficulties in Emotion Regulation Scale. Gratz, K. L., & Roemer, L. (2004). 1. In this process, the individual employs a conscious or unconscious effort to modify the expe-riences, expressions and physiology of emotional Scores on the scale are … understand the respective effects of emotion and emotion regulation on outcomes such as expressivity or subjective feeling. The Difficulties in Emotion Regulation Scale (DERS) is commonly used to assess difficulties recognizing and managing negative affect. ?��F�RK���NpC�����l���[��n+w~. 6 0 obj 41-54. Difficulties in Emotion Regulation Scale (DERS) Response categories: 1 Almost never (0-10%) 2 Sometimes (11-35%) 3 About half the time (36-65%) 4 Most of the time (66 – 90%) 5 Almost always (91-100%) 1. The DERS was de-veloped to capture clinically relevant problems (i.e., those * Sheila E. Crowell sheila.crowell@psych.utah.edu Gratz, K.L. Gratz, K.L., & Roemer, L. (in press). • Quiet your behavior—intense emotions lead to intense choices (often ones we regret). ments to assess difficulties in emotion regulation. The Difficulties in Emotion Regulation Scale The Difficulties in Emotion Regulation Scale (DERS; Gratz and Roemer 2004) is one of the most widely used self-report measures of emotion regulation deficits. Journal of Psychopathology and Behavioral Assessment, in press. Examination of the difficulties in emotion regulation scale and its relation to disordered eating in a young female sample. The author provided two additional articles that are currently in press. (2003). The Emotion Regulation Questionnaire, or ERQ, is the most popular emotion regulation scale among psychology researchers. The authors explored the utility of the Difficulties in Emotion Regulation Scale (DERS) in assessing adolescents’ emotion regulation. The present study aimed to elucidate the factor structure of the Difficulties in Emotion Regulation Scale (DERS; Gratz & Roemer, 2004)–a widely used measure of emotion dysregulation. Adolescents (11-17 years; N = 870) completed the DERS and measures of externalizing and internalizing problems. Objective: The aim of this study was to evaluate the reliability and validity of an Italian version of the Difficulties in Emotion Regulation Scale (DERS; Gratz & Roemer, 2004). I experience my emotions as overwhelming and out of control. 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