Understanding dysregulated behaviors and compulsions : an extension of the emotional cascade model and the mediating role of intrusive thoughts

Stefanie Jungmann, Noelle Vollmer, Edward A. Selby & Michael Witthöft
Objective: The Emotional Cascade Model (ECM) by Selby et al. (2008) proposes that people often engage in dysregulated behaviors to end extreme, aversive emotional states triggered by a self-perpetuating vicious cycle of (excessive) rumination, negative affect, and attempts to suppress negative thoughts. Method: Besides replicating the ECM, we introduced intrusions as a mediator between rumination and behavioral dysregulation and tested this extended ECM for compulsions as part of obsessive–compulsive disorders. A structural equation modeling approach...
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