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University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Florin Dolcos and Nicole Llewellyn, University of Illinois

Caption: University of Illinois psychology professor Florin Dolcos, graduate student Nicole Llewellyn and their colleagues found that those who suppress their emotions tend to suffer more from anxiety than those who use an emotional regulation strategy called reappraisal.

Credit: L. Brian Stauffer

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