Managing your emotions

Multiple-choice questions: In order to be awarded CPD units you must answer the following five random questions correctly. If you fail the test, please re-read the article before attempting the questions again

  1. In a questionnaire measuring people's use of cognitive emotion regulation strategies, the statement 'I often think about how horrible these circumstances have been' is likely to measure which cognitive strategy?

  2. In the questionnaire developed by Nadia Garnefski and her colleagues, the statement 'I think of nicer things than what I have experienced' is likely to assess people's use of which cognitive strategy?

  3. Which of the following statements is most likely to relate to a person's tendency to use the cognitive strategy of putting into perspective?

  4. Drinking excessive amounts of alcohol or using prescription drugs to deal with stress -

  5. Which of the following behaviours is most closely associated with the strategy of refocus on planning?

  6. Positive reappraisal may -

  7. One implication of the article is that -

  8. The gender difference in the use of the cognitive emotion regulation strategies suggests that -

  9. The emotion regulation strategy of blaming others

  10. The finding that there are age differences in the mental costs of emotion regulation -