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Instructed reappraisal and cardiovascular habituation to recurrent stress

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dc.contributor.author Griffin, Siobhán M.
dc.contributor.author Howard, Siobhán
dc.date.accessioned 2021-08-26T08:11:58Z
dc.date.available 2021-08-26T08:11:58Z
dc.date.issued 2021
dc.identifier.citation Griffn, S. M.; Howard, S. (2021) 'Instructed reappraisal and cardiovascular habituation to recurrent stress'. Psychophysiology, . en_US
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10344/10521
dc.description peer-reviewed en_US
dc.description.abstract Instructed reappraisal has previously been associated with a challenge-oriented cardiovascular response profile, indexed by greater cardiac output (CO) and lower total peripheral resistance (TPR), in response to a single stress exposure. The present study builds on this research by employing a stress habituation paradigm where participants completed a speech task twice; in which prior to the second task participants heard reappraisal instructions (i.e., view feelings of stress arousal as something that is beneficial) or control instructions. This paradigm allowed us to (a) test if reappraisal aids cardiovascular habituation to recurrent stress, and (b) examine if reappraisal leads to a within-participant change in CO/TPR responding from an uninstructed task to an instructed reappraisal task. Habitual use of reappraisal was assessed using the Emotion Regulation Questionnaire. The analyses report upon 173 young adults (121 women, 52 men). Cardiovascular parameters were measured continuously using the Finometer Pro. All participants demonstrated similar cardiovascular habituation during the second stress exposure (lower SBP, CO, and HR); suggesting that reappraisal did not aid cardiovascular habituation to recurrent stress. Reappraisal instructions did not lead to a challenge-oriented response compared to both the control group and responses to the uninstructed task. This study is the first to examine the relationship between instructed reappraisal and cardiovascular habituation and identifies that habitual use of reappraisal does not interact with reappraisal instructions to influence cardiovascular responses to stress. en_US
dc.language.iso eng en_US
dc.publisher Wiley and Sons Ltd en_US
dc.relation.ispartofseries Psychophysiology;58, e13783
dc.relation.uri https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/psyp.13783
dc.subject cardiovascular adaption en_US
dc.subject cardiovascular habituation en_US
dc.subject cardiovascular reactivity en_US
dc.subject challenge and threat en_US
dc.subject profile en_US
dc.subject stress reappraisal en_US
dc.title Instructed reappraisal and cardiovascular habituation to recurrent stress en_US
dc.type info:eu-repo/semantics/article en_US
dc.type.supercollection all_ul_research en_US
dc.type.supercollection ul_published_reviewed en_US
dc.date.updated 2021-08-26T07:53:07Z
dc.description.version UPDATED
dc.identifier.doi https://doi.org/doi/10.1111/psyp.13783
dc.contributor.sponsor IRC en_US
dc.relation.projectid REPRO/2015/39 en_US
dc.rights.accessrights info:eu-repo/semantics/openAccess en_US
dc.internal.rssid 2993658
dc.internal.copyrightchecked Yes
dc.identifier.journaltitle Psychophysiology
dc.description.status peer-reviewed


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