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An evaluation of the impact of introducing compassion focused therapy to a standard treatment programme for people with eating disorders.
This study explored the outcome of introducing Compassion Focused Therapy (CFT) into a standard treatment programme for people with eating disorders. In particular, the aim was to evaluate the principle that CFT can be ...
The Language of Compassion in Acute Mental Health Care
In this article we examine the language of compassion in acute mental health care in the United Kingdom. Compassion is commonly defined as being sensitive to the suffering of others and showing a commitment to relieve it, ...
The impact of self-criticism and self-reasurance on weight related positive and negative affect and well-being in participants of a commercial weight management programme
Introduction: Weight stigma can potentially undermine weight management by increasing self-criticism. We recently examined the links between external shame, self-criticism, social comparison, negative affect and eating ...
The impact of shame, self-criticism and social rank on eating psychopathology in overweight and obese members of a commercial weight management programme
Background: Research has highlighted the important role social rank, shame and self-criticism play in vulnerability to and maintenance of eating disorders. However, it is not clear if these factors are also important for ...
The impact of shame, self-criticism and social rank on eating behaviours in overweight and obese women participating in a weight management programme
Recent research has suggested that obesity is a stigmatised condition. Concerns with personal inferiority (social rank), shame and self-criticism may impact on weight management behaviours. The current study examined ...