International Journal of Education and Psychological Research

(Print and Online Peer Reviewed Journal)

Print - ISSN: 2349 - 0853
e - ISSN: 2279 - 0179


(December 2014)

Emotional Regulation and Well-Being in Adulthood

Authors: [1] Bhawana Verma [2] Dr. Nalini Totuka [3] Dr. Jyoti Gaur

Pages: 1-3


Emotional regulation refers to a person’s ability to understand and accept his or her emotional experience, to engage in healthy strategies to manage uncomfortable emotions when necessary, and to engage in appropriate behavior. Well-being integrates mental health (mind) and physical health (body) resulting in more holistic approaches to disease prevention and health promotion. The purpose of the present study is to assess the difference between Emotional Regulation and Well-Being in adults in the various age category i.e. 18- 35 years (early adulthood) and 45- 60 years (late adulthood). The sample of 120 adults (60 in early adulthood and 60 in late adulthood) was collected from various area of Jaipur city through convenient sampling.Thedatawere collectedusing2tools, the first tool is an Emotional Regulation Questionnaire by GROSS, J.J., & JOHN, O.P. (2003)and second tool is Well-being Index by WHO. The data was statistically analyzed by student’s t-test and SPSS 15 version 20 using mean, SD and t test.The result shows that the correlation between emotional regulation and well-being is not strongly correlated inadulthood. There is no significant diference in emotional regulation with respect of age and gender and in well-being with respect to gender. We found out extremely significant difference in well-being with respect to age.