Empirische Forschung


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  2. Alberts, H., Schneider, F., & Martijn., C. (2012). Dealing efficiently with emotions: Acceptance-based Coping with Negative Emotions Requires Fewer resources than Suppression. Cognition and Emotion, 26, 863-70. 

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