The Problem with "Affective Dysregulation"
Another Phrase Worsening Our Alienation from Ourselves (Vol. 3; Issue 25).
Bolstered by the positive responses to my assault on the term, resilience, I pursue another problematic phrase haunting the worlds of psychology and psychoanalysis:
Experiencing “affective dysregulation” means losing self-control. It refers to an absence of self-governance. Angry outbursts, fits of jealousy, or bouts of weeping …
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