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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. ...
Exploring change processes in compassion focused therapy in psychosis: Results of a feasibility randomized controlled trial
Objectives: Compassion focused therapy (CFT) was developed to stimulate capacities for soothing and affiliation to self and others as a way to regulate the threat system. This feasibility study aimed to assess the safety, ...
Entrapment and Defeat Perceptions in Depressive Symptomatology: Through an Evolutionary Approach.
The social rank and arrested defenses model for mood disorders bridges between animal and human models of psychopathology. There is increasing evidence that depression is associated with subordinated and loss of social ...
Compassion-focused therapy: Preface and introduction for special section.
I am delighted to welcome you to this short, special edition on compassion-focused therapy (CFT). One of the core principles of CFT is that it is rooted in clinical science rather than any particular approach to therapy. ...
Shyness, social anxiety, and social phobia
(Academic Press, 2014)
Book Chapter, No Abstract
Predictors of painkiller dependence among people with pain in the general population
Objectives: Self-medication with painkillers is widespread and increasing, and evidence about influences on painkiller dependence is needed to inform efforts to prevent and treat problem painkiller use. Design: Online ...
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 ...