Chapter 2. Relations of Self-Regulatory/Control Capacities to Maladjustment, Social Competence, and Emotionality

  1. Dr Rick H. Hoyle PhD Professor Fellow Member
  1. Nancy Eisenberg,
  2. Natalie D. Eggum,
  3. Julie Sallquist and
  4. Alison Edwards

Published Online: 15 JAN 2010

DOI: 10.1002/9781444318111.ch2

Handbook of Personality and Self-Regulation

Handbook of Personality and Self-Regulation

How to Cite

Eisenberg, N., Eggum, N. D., Sallquist, J. and Edwards, A. (2010) Relations of Self-Regulatory/Control Capacities to Maladjustment, Social Competence, and Emotionality, in Handbook of Personality and Self-Regulation (ed R. H. Hoyle), Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444318111.ch2

Editor Information

  1. Department of Psychology and Neuroscience, Duke University, Durham, NC, USA

Author Information

  1. Department of Psychology, Arizona State University, Tempe, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 15 JAN 2010
  2. Published Print: 15 FEB 2010

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405177122

Online ISBN: 9781444318111

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Keywords:

  • relations of self-regulatory/control capacities to maladjustment, social competence and emotionality;
  • individual differences in self-regulatory capabilities - strong temperamental basis;
  • temperamental bases of self-regulation - constructing effortful control;
  • reactive overcontrol and undercontrol;
  • relations of effortful control to externalizing problems and social competence;
  • negative emotionality - features of psychopathology types;
  • temperamental shyness - inhibited approach in novel social context;
  • effortful control and internalizing problems;
  • attentional control and internalizing problems (and shyness);
  • effortful control and negative emotion

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Relations of Self-Regulation/Reactive Control to Maladjustment and Social Competence

  • Relations of Effortful Control, Reactive Control, and Emotionality to Internalizing Problems and Shyness

  • Relations of Self-Regulation to Emotionality and Its Expression

  • Future Directions

  • References