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Practical compassions: repertoires of practice and compassion talk in acute mental healthcare.
This article reports an exploratory study of the concept of compassion in the work of 20 mental health practitioners in a UK Midlands facility. Using notions of practice derived from phenomenology and Bourdieusian sociology ...
Body dysmorphic disorder: The functional and evolutionary context in phenomenology and a compassionate mind.
The descriptive phenomenology of Body Dysmorphic Disorder (BDD) is well known in terms of the content of the beliefs, the attentional biases and the nature of the repetitive behaviors. Less has been written about the ...
Shyness, social anxiety, and social phobia
(Academic Press, 2014)
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The design of compassionate care.
Aims and objectives. To investigate the tension between individual and organisational responses to contemporary demands for compassionate interactions in health care. Background. Health care is often said to need more ...
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 origins and nature of compassion focused therapy
Compassion focused therapy (CFT) is rooted in an evolutionary, functional analysis of basic social motivational systems (e.g., to live in groups, form hierarchies and ranks, seek out sexual, partners help and share with ...
Fears of happiness and compassion in relationship with depression, alexithymia, and attachment security in a depressed sample
Objectives In a non-clinical population, fears of compassion and fear of happiness have both been found to be highly correlated with alexithymia and depression. This study sought to explore these processes and their links ...
Facial expressions depicting compassionate and critical emotions: the development and validation of a new emotional face stimulus set
Attachment with altruistic others requires the ability to appropriately process affiliative and kind facial cues. Yet there is no stimulus set available to investigate such processes. Here, we developed a stimulus set ...
Rank perception and self-evaluation in eating disorders.
Objectives Heightened sensitivity to social comparison and negative self-evaluation have been implicated in the development and maintenance of eating disorders (EDs). This study used behavioral tasks, as well as self-report ...
Compassion Motivations: Distinguishing Submissive Compassion From Genuine Compassion and its Association With Shame, Submissive Behavior, Depression, Anxiety and Stress.
Recent research has suggested that being compassionate and helpful to others is linked to well-being. However, people can pursue compassionate motives for different reasons, one of which may be to be liked or valued. ...