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Edited by Benjamin L. Hankin and John R. Z. Abela, Development of Psychopathology: A Vulnerability-Stress Perspective brings together the foremost experts conducting groundbreaking research into the major factors shaping psychopathological disorders across the lifespan in order to review and integrate the theoretical and empirical literature in this field. The volume editors build upon two important and established research and clinical traditions: developmental psychopathology frameworks and vulnerability-stress models of psychological disorders.

The Role of Emotion Regulation in the Development of Psychopathology
The role of emotion regulation in the development of psychopathology
Tara M.Chaplin and Pamela M.Cole

An 8-year-old boy begins to take a test. He looks at the first question. He doesn't understand it! He tenses, looks harder, but cannot see a solution. He can't think straight now. His eyes dart around the page, but without really taking in the questions and planning answers. He feels agitated. He covers his face with his hands, then looks at the first question again—and again—but he doesn't know what to do. He sneaks a glance at the other students, then at the teacher—Oh no—she is watching him! His cheeks reddening, his heart racing, he tries to look like he's working. He ...

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