Affect Regulation and FASD

CanFASD has published research looking at affect regulation in individuals with fetal alcohol spectrum disorder. From: Psychology Tools Affect regulation, or emotion regulation, is the ability of an individual to modulate their emotional state in order to adaptively meet the demands of their environment. Individuals with a broad range of affect regulation strategies will be able … Continue reading Affect Regulation and FASD

Day 57 of 99 Days to FASDay: FASD and Affect Regulation

From the CanFASD Blog: Along with experiencing mental health issues, regulating one’s emotions, known as affect regulation (AR), is a common challenge for individuals with FASD. The Canadian FASD diagnostic guidelines were updated in 2016 to include a domain for AR, which is impaired when the individual meets diagnostic criteria for depressive disorder(s) or anxiety … Continue reading Day 57 of 99 Days to FASDay: FASD and Affect Regulation