This study has been carried out to investigate Emotion Regulation Skills and Anger expression styles in adolescents of the variables and whether or not differentiation in terms of some variables. In the research, relational screening model was used. The general population of this study consists of students attending 9th, 10th, 11th and 12th grades in the high school level in Istanbul in the 2017-2018 academic year. The sample group of the study consisted of a total of 330 students (141 girls and 179 boys) randomly selected from adolescents attending 9th, 10th, 11th and 12th grades in the high school level in Pendik. In this study, Adolescent Anger Assessment Scale was used to determine anger expression styles, Emotion Regulation Scale and sociodemographic form was used to determine emotion regulation skills. The Emotion Regulation scale was developed by Gratz and Roemer in 2004 and serves to identify difficulties in emotion regulation. Adolescent Anger Rating Scale The Adolescent Anger Rating Scale developed by McKinnie-Burney (2001) and the Adolescent Anger Rating Scale, which was adapted by Aslan and Sevinçler-Togan (2009), is a 4-point Likert scale consisting of 41 items. The scale consists of three sub-dimensions: instrumental anger, reactive anger and anger control, but it can also be evaluated as total anger score. The data used in the study were collected through questionnaires. SPSS 20.0 program was used for data analysis. For the analysis of variance in paired groups, t-test, parametric tests and ANOVA test for multiple groups were used. Significance level was taken as p <.05. According to the results obtained in the research; When the averages of emotion regulation dimensions according to gender, which is one of the demographic variables of the study, are evaluated, it is seen that all other dimensions except positive focus show significant differences according to gender. Anger relationships between the size and gender, instrumental temper and exhibit significant differences as to the gender of anger is seen depending on the sex of the reactive anger, differences have been found to be a factor.


Emotion Regulation, Anger

Author : Duygu BRİESKORN
Number of pages: 387-401
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The Journal of Academic Social Sciences
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