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Attitudes towards mental health problems scale: Confirmatory factor analysis and validation in the Portuguese population
Several studies about stigmatization and shame toward mental health problems have contributed to minimizing the impact of these negative attitudes on people diagnosed with mental illnesses, on their families and on their ...
Efficacy and cost-effectiveness of a specialist depression service versus usual specialist mental health care to manage persistent depression: a randomised controlled trial
Persistent moderate or severe unipolar depression is common and expensive to treat. Clinical guidelines recommend combined pharmacotherapy and psychotherapy. Such treatments can take up to 1 year to show an effect, but no ...
A pilot feasibility study exploring the practising of compassionate imagery exercises in a nonclinical population
This study assessed the acceptability of practising compassionate imagery as an online task without clinician support. Participants completed questionnaires at baseline, after, and 6 months of follow-up. Participants engaged ...
The relationship between body image and weight-related shame and loss of control of eating in participants of a weight management programme
Background & Aims: Obesity is recognised as a stigmatised condition and weight-related stigma is associated with shame (1). Recent studies suggest that body image and weight-related shame is associated with self-criticism, ...
Body image and weight-related shame prospectively predict binge eating symptomology and weight outcomes: The value of deshaming approaches to weight management.
Background & Aims: Cross sectional associations suggest that BMI is associated with body image shame, which, in turn, is associated with negative self evaluations and loss of control of eating (binge eating symptomology) ...
A descriptive study of feelings of arrested escape (entrapment) and arrested anger in people presenting to an emergency department following an episode of self-harm
To explore the role of elevated feelings of anger and desires to escape (fight/flight), which are experienced as inhibited, blocked, and arrested (i.e., arrested anger and arrested flight/escape leading to feelings of ...