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Advances in Psychological Science ›› 2016, Vol. 24 ›› Issue (4): 556-572.doi: 10.3724/SP.J.1042.2016.00556

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Emotion regulation in schizophrenia

ZHU Chuan-Lin1; Li Ping1; Luo Wen-Bo1,2; Qi Zheng-Yang1; He Wei-Qi1   

  1. (1 Research Center of Brain and Cognitive Neuroscience, Liaoning Normal University, Dalian 116029, China)
    Laboratory of Cognition and Mental Health, Chongqing University of Arts and Sciences, Chongqing 402160, China)
  • Received:2015-07-22 Online:2016-04-15 Published:2016-04-15
  • Contact: He Wei-Qi, E-mail:


In people’s daily life, they often have different ideals and goals, when they are driven by specific goals, attend to influence the type of emotions they will experience, the time when the emotion appears, and how to experience and express such emotions, emotion regulation occurs. Schizophrenia is a complicated mental illness, and patients with such diseases often have emotional flaws. Through handling various internal and external factors, emotion of the patients with schizophrenia could be regulated effectively, which is beneficial for them to construct the healthy emotional experience, and has clinical significance in promoting the sound development of their mental and physical health.

Key words: schizophrenia, emotion regulation, abnormal, physical and mental health