By Javier Fernandez Kirszman

Please see below a chart of the different classifications that scientific literature has elaborated about emotion regulation throughout the years. The study of emotion regulation has sprouted out in recent years. Therefore, this is a classification according to the vast array of variables of study within the field. Keep always in mind that the process is complex by nature, as any mental process, so this is only a schematic representation of the development of classifications in this field.

Emotion regulation chart

Note: This information chart is part of an ongoing media dissemination project by AffecTech researchers. Creator Javier Fernández-Álvarez is a PhD student and Early Stage Researcher (ESR) based at Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore. The AffecTech project conducts international research into wearables technologies for mental health, notably depression, anxiety and bipolar disorder. AffecTech is established with support from the Marie Sklodowska-Curie Innovative Training Network funded by European Commission H2020.