Project

Transdiagnostic mechanisms in youth mental health: emotion regulation as the stepping stone for enhancing wellbeing

Duration
01 January 2017 → 31 December 2018
Funding
Research Foundation - Flanders (FWO)
Research disciplines
  • Social sciences
    • Biological and physiological psychology
    • Clinical and counseling psychology
    • Developmental psychology and ageing
    • General psychology
    • Other psychology and cognitive sciences
  • Medical and health sciences
    • Psychiatry and psychotherapy
    • Psychiatry and psychotherapy
    • Nursing
    • Other paramedical sciences
    • Psychiatry and psychotherapy
Keywords
adolescents Emotion regulation prevention program
 
Project description

This project investigates the role of emotion regulation(ER) as a transdiagnotic mechanism in youth mental health. A randomized controlled trial is used to examine the effects of a prevention program on adolescents in the first year of junior high, with expected results on mental health and academic achievement.Furthermore, the effects of diverse ER strategieën are investigated in an experimental study.