Emotion concepts

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Emotion is a broad field of study encompassing diverse approaches from the history, philosophy and sociology of emotions to the neuropsychology, experimental psychology and psychotherapy of emotions.

Some approaches are distant relatives to emotional processing but others are close family members.

In this overlap section, we have concentrated on the brothers and sisters of emotional processing where the overlap in ideas is very clear.

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 Emotional intelligence

 Emotional expression

 Emotional awareness

 Emotional focussing



‘All theory, dear friend, is grey, but the golden tree of actual life springs ever green’

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe