publication . Article . 2018

The Role of Co-occurring Emotions and Personality Traits in Anger Expression

Aire Mill; Liisi Kööts-Ausmees; Jüri Allik; Jüri Allik; Anu Realo; Anu Realo;
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  • Published: 01 Feb 2018 Journal: Frontiers in Psychology (issn: 1664-1078, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: Frontiers Media S.A.
Abstract
The main aim of the current study was to examine the role of co-occurring emotions and their interactive effects with the Big Five personality traits in anger expression. Everyday anger expression (“anger-in” and “anger-out” behavior) was studied with the experience-sampling method in a group of 110 participants for 14 consecutive days on 7 random occasions per day. Our results showed that the simultaneously co-occurring emotions that buffer against anger expression are sadness, surprise, disgust, disappointment, and irritation for anger-in behavior, and fear, sadness and disappointment for anger-out reactions. While previous studies have shown that differentiat...
Subjects
mesheuropmc: behavior and behavior mechanismsbehavioral disciplines and activitiespsychological phenomena and processesmental disorders
free text keywords: co-occurring emotions, personality, momentary emotions, Psychology, anger expression, anger in and anger out, experience sampling, BF1-990
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