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|Title:||Anger rumination partly accounts for the association between trait self-control and aggression|
|Title:||Journal of Research in Personality|
|Year of Publication:||2019|
|Publikation type:||Journal Article|
|Abstract:||Higher trait self-control is related to less aggression, but the psychological processes underlying this association are largely unknown. This research tested the hypothesis that reduced anger rumination in high self-control individuals may partly account for this association. In seven cross-sectional, longitudinal and daily diary studies (total N = 2689) people high in trait self-control reported less aggression of different types and this relation was partially mediated by less rumination about anger-evoking events. An internal meta-analysis estimated this indirect effect to be of medium size. These findings suggest that a lower propensity to engage in anger rumination may be a crucial working process partly explaining how high trait self-control translates into less aggression. Overcoming anger rumination is a promising avenue to reduce aggression.|
|DOI of the first publication:||10.1016/j.jrp.2019.06.011|
|Link to this record:||hdl:20.500.11880/27841|
|Date of registration:||18-Sep-2019|
|Faculty:||HW - Fakultät für Empirische Humanwissenschaften und Wirtschaftswissenschaft|
|Department:||HW - Psychologie|
|Professorship:||HW - Prof. Dr. Malte Friese|
|Collections:||UniBib – Die Universitätsbibliographie|
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