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Multiple dimentions of emotional control strategy have been found in other studies. For example Mayer et al. (1991) Mayer, J. D Salovey, P., Gomberg-Kaufman, S., + Blainey, K (1991). A broader conception of mood experience. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 60, 100-111. identified three dimenisons of emotion management distinct from dimensions of mood, labelled"suppression" (including distraction), "thoughts of actions" and "denial".

We can to some extent distinguish worry, intrusive thoughts and negative automatic thoughts on criteria such as intensity,unpleasantness, realism, intrusivenss and controllability, but those things are hard to define. How does someone know when the thought theyhave is 'intense' or when they thought they have is clear and realistic? If the thought is realistic is it going to be clear? Iwould think that the more realistic the thought is - tied in with reality - the more clear it would be because it is linked to realinformation. If you are fantasizing your thoughts are more like in a cloud (for example a dream state). It is also hard to tell if athought is unpleasant, how is someone supposed to know how positive emotionally one single thought is? That seems too hard to measure.Someone might know how easy it is to control their thoughts or how pleasant their thoughts are for a certain period of time, but notevery single thought they experience, or even a single reoccurring thought.

Two categories of appraisal are important in determining emotional experience and influencing subsequent coping efforts: primary andsecondary appraisal. Primary appraisal is the process of evaluating the personal meaning and significance for well-being of events, whichmay be irrelevant, benign-positive or stressful. Stress appraisals may be further subdivided into harm/loss, where the person hassustained physical or psychological damage; threat, where harm/loss is anticipated; and challenge, where successful coping may lead to gains.Secondary appraisal is concerned with what can be done to deal with a situation, and includes reviewing the range of coping optionsavailable and their likely success in the situation at hand. A third form of appraisal delineated by Lazarus and Folkman (1984) Lazarus, R.s>, + Folkman, S. (1984). Stress, appraisal and coping. New York: Springer. is reappraisal, which refers to the changes in appraisal which follow as the event unfolds and new information isacquired, including feedback on the success of attempts to cope.

There are a few more things to consider related to appraisals. How does considering the personal meaning of an event change the feelinginvolved? How does it change your thinking, and subsequently, what you are paying attention to? How does your history or beliefs change howyou make that appraisal? Do you make it with a bias or a unique significance to yourself? Whenever someone makes an assessment, thatassessment is unique to themself. When someone makes a secondary appraisal, how does that impact their attention different from theirprimary appraisal? You first assess a situation (primary appraisal), and then you assess what can be done about it (secondary appraisal),however how do those two actions influence your attention and your thinking? Are the primary appraisal and the secondary appraisalsseparated out by time or by other thoughts (intrusive or voluntary)?

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Crow Reply
what about nanotechnology for water purification
RAW Reply
please someone correct me if I'm wrong but I think one can use nanoparticles, specially silver nanoparticles for water treatment.
Damian
what is the stm
Brian Reply
is there industrial application of fullrenes. What is the method to prepare fullrene on large scale.?
Rafiq
industrial application...? mmm I think on the medical side as drug carrier, but you should go deeper on your research, I may be wrong
Damian
How we are making nano material?
LITNING Reply
what is a peer
LITNING Reply
What is meant by 'nano scale'?
LITNING Reply
What is STMs full form?
LITNING
scanning tunneling microscope
Sahil
how nano science is used for hydrophobicity
Santosh
Do u think that Graphene and Fullrene fiber can be used to make Air Plane body structure the lightest and strongest. Rafiq
Rafiq
what is differents between GO and RGO?
Mahi
what is simplest way to understand the applications of nano robots used to detect the cancer affected cell of human body.? How this robot is carried to required site of body cell.? what will be the carrier material and how can be detected that correct delivery of drug is done Rafiq
Rafiq
what is Nano technology ?
Bob Reply
write examples of Nano molecule?
Bob
The nanotechnology is as new science, to scale nanometric
brayan
nanotechnology is the study, desing, synthesis, manipulation and application of materials and functional systems through control of matter at nanoscale
Damian
Is there any normative that regulates the use of silver nanoparticles?
Damian Reply
what king of growth are you checking .?
Renato
What fields keep nano created devices from performing or assimulating ? Magnetic fields ? Are do they assimilate ?
Stoney Reply
why we need to study biomolecules, molecular biology in nanotechnology?
Adin Reply
?
Kyle
yes I'm doing my masters in nanotechnology, we are being studying all these domains as well..
Adin
why?
Adin
what school?
Kyle
biomolecules are e building blocks of every organics and inorganic materials.
Joe
anyone know any internet site where one can find nanotechnology papers?
Damian Reply
research.net
kanaga
sciencedirect big data base
Ernesto
Introduction about quantum dots in nanotechnology
Praveena Reply
what does nano mean?
Anassong Reply
nano basically means 10^(-9). nanometer is a unit to measure length.
Bharti
do you think it's worthwhile in the long term to study the effects and possibilities of nanotechnology on viral treatment?
Damian Reply
absolutely yes
Daniel
how to know photocatalytic properties of tio2 nanoparticles...what to do now
Akash Reply
it is a goid question and i want to know the answer as well
Maciej
characteristics of micro business
Abigail
for teaching engĺish at school how nano technology help us
Anassong
How can I make nanorobot?
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