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

Nancy Eisenberg, Natalie Wilkens, Julie Sallquist, Alison Edwards

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

27 Scopus citations
Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationHandbook of Personality and Self-Regulation
Number of pages28
ISBN (Print)9781405177122
StatePublished - Jan 15 2010


  • Attentional control and internalizing problems (and shyness)
  • Effortful control and internalizing problems
  • Effortful control and negative emotion
  • Individual differences in self-regulatory capabilities - strong temperamental basis
  • Negative emotionality - features of psychopathology types
  • Reactive overcontrol and undercontrol
  • Relations of effortful control to externalizing problems and social competence
  • Relations of self-regulatory/control capacities to maladjustment, social competence and emotionality
  • Temperamental bases of self-regulation - constructing effortful control
  • temperamental shyness - inhibited approach in novel social context

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Psychology(all)

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