The relationship between emotional self-regulation and quality of life in twin adolescents and young adults

Document Type : Research Paper


1 MS. in general psychology, Roudehen Branch, Islamic Azad University, Roudehen, Iran

2 Faculty member, Roudehen Branch, Islamic Azad University, Roudehen, Iran


Introduction: The aim of this study was to investigate the relationship between emotion regulation and quality of life in twin adolescents and young adults.
Materials and Methods: The population of the study population includes all twins and more twins a boy and girl who are twins aged 30-15 years, a member of the cooperative that 260 of them were chosen method available. Data were collected by questionnaires difficulties in emotion regulation, and the SF36 quality of life.  Pearson correlation test was used to test the hypotheses.
Results:Results revealed that the difficulty in regulating emotions such as denial of emotional responses (r= -0.212), difficulty handling purposeful behavior (r= -0.304), lack of emotional awareness (r= -0.466), limited access to guidelines set up emotional (r= -0.453) and lack of emotional clarity (r= -0.600) and significant negative correlation with quality of life score. The increasing difficulty with emotional regulation for listed dimensions has been reduced quality of life or the quality of life increases with increasing emotion regulation skills.
Conclusion: The results of this research to inform parents of how emotional regulation skills on quality of life multiples can have good effects and training in emotional self-regulation of multiple correct. It is recommended training classes and workshops for parents and twin sons held a few in the field of emotion regulation skills.