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The Nocturnal Return of Neglected Regrets: Affect Anticipation Deficits and Disturbed Sleep

Poster Session IX - Board: IX- 037
Saturday, May 29, 2010, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
APS Exhibit Hall

Ralph E. Schmidt
University of Geneva

Martial Van der Linden
University of Geneva

A questionnaire study with young adults investigated the links between deficits in regret anticipation, frequency of regrets at bedtime, and insomnia severity. Results revealed that individuals with difficulties in anticipating regrets are prone to experience regrets at bedtime and that this nocturnal rise of regrets interferes with sleep.

Subject Area: Clinical
Keywords: Emotion

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