Kristin Neff, Ph. D.
Educational Psychology Dept.
University of Texas at Austin
1 University Station, D5800
Austin, TX 78712
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Publications by Kristin Neff and colleagues (in chronological order)
Germer, C. K., & Neff, K. D. (2013). Self‐compassion in clinical practice. Journal Of Clinical Psychology, 69(8), 856-867. doi:10.1002/jclp.22021
Neff, K. D., & Dahm, K. A. (in press). Self-Compassion: What it is, what it does, and how it relates to mindfulness. To appear in in M. Robinson, B. Meier & B. Ostafin (Eds.) Mindfulness and Self-Regulation. New York: Springer.
Neff, K. D., Beretvas, S. N. (2013). The role of self-compassion in romantic relationships. Self and Identity, 12(1), 78-98.
Neff, K. D., & Germer, C. K. (2013). A pilot study and randomized controlled trial of the mindful self‐compassion program. Journal Of Clinical Psychology, 69(1), 28-44.
Neff, K. D., Pommier, E. (2013). The relationship between self-compassion and other-focused concern among college undergraduates, community adults, and practicing meditators. Self and Identity, 12(2), 160-176.
Neff, K., & Tirch, D. (2013). Self-compassion and ACT. In T. B. Kashdan, J. Ciarrochi (Eds.) , Mindfulness, acceptance, and positive psychology: The seven foundations of well-being (pp. 78-106). Oakland, CA US: Context Press/New Harbinger Publications.
Neff, K. D. (2012). The science of self-compassion. In C. Germer & R. Siegel (Eds.), Compassion and Wisdom in Psychotherapy, 79-92. New York: Guilford Press.
Yarnell, L. M., Neff, K. D. (2012). Self-compassion, interpersonal conflict resolutions, and well-being. Self and Identity. DOI:10.1080/15298868.2011.649545
Neff, K. D. (2011). Self-compassion, self-esteem, and well-being. Social and Personality Compass, 5, 1-12.
Raes, F., Pommier, E., Neff, K. D., & Van Gucht, D. (2011). Construction and factorial validation of a short form of the Self-Compassion Scale. Clinical Psychology & Psychotherapy. 18, 250-255
Neff, K. D. & McGeehee, P. (2010). Self-compassion and psychological resilience among adolescents and young adults. Self and Identity, 9, 225-240.
Neff, K. D. (2009). Self-Compassion. In M. R. Leary & R. H. Hoyle (Eds.), Handbook of Individual Differences in Social Behavior (pp. 561-573). New York: Guilford Press.
Neff, K. D. (2009). The role of self-compassion in development: A healthier way to relate to oneself. Human Development, 52, 211-214.
Neff, K. D. & Lamb, L. M. (2009). Self-Compassion. In S. Lopez (Ed.), The Encyclopedia of Positive Psychology (pp. 864-867). Blackwell Publishing.
Neff, K. D. & Vonk, R. (2009). Self-compassion versus global self-esteem: Two different ways of relating to oneself. Journal of Personality, 77, 23-50.
Neff, K. D. (2008). Self-compassion: Moving beyond the pitfalls of a separate self-concept. In J. Bauer & H. A. Wayment (Eds.) Transcending Self-Interest: Psychological Explorations of the Quiet Ego (95-105). APA Books, Washington DC.
Neff, K. D., Pisitsungkagarn, K., & Hseih, Y. (2008). Self-compassion and self-construal in the United States, Thailand, and Taiwan. Journal of Cross-Cultural Psychology, 39, 267-285.
Neff, K. D., Kirkpatrick, K. & Rude, S. S. (2007). Self-compassion and its link to adaptive psychological functioning. Journal of Research in Personality, 41, 139-154.
Neff, K. D., & Rude, S. S., & Kirkpatrick, K. (2007). An examination of self-compassion in relation to positive psychological functioning and personality traits. Journal of Research in Personality, 41, 908-916.
Neff, K. D., Hseih, Y., & Dejitthirat, K. (2005). Self-compassion, achievement goals, and coping with academic failure. Self and Identity, 4, 263-287.
Neff, K. D. (2004). Self-compassion and psychological well-being. Constructivism in the Human Sciences, 9, 27-37.
Neff, K. D. (2003). Self-compassion: An alternative conceptualization of a healthy attitude toward oneself. Self and Identity, 2, 85-102.
Neff, K. D. (2003). Development and validation of a scale to measure self-compassion. Self and Identity, 2, 223-250.
Studies by other researchers with a major focus on self-compassion (in alphabetical order)
Adams, C. E., & Leary, M. R. (2007). Promoting self-compassionate attitudes toward eating among restrictive and guilty eaters. Journal of Social and Clinical Psychology,26, 1120-1144.
Akın, A. (2008). Self-compassion and achievement goals: A structural equation modeling approach. Eurasian Journal of Educational Research, 31, 1-15.
Akin, A. (2009). Self-compassion and submissive behavior. Education and Science, 34, 138-147.
Allen, A. B., Goldwasser, E. R., & Leary, M. R. (2012). Self-compassion and wellbeing among older adults. Self and Identity, DOI: 10.1080/15298868.2011.595082.
Allen, A., & Leary, M. R. (2010). Self-compassion, stress, and coping. Social and Personality Psychology Compass, 4(2), 107-118.
Allen, A., & Leary, M. R. (2013). A self-compassionate response to aging. The Gerontologist, doi:10.1093/geront/gns204
Baer, R. A. (2010). Self-compassion as a mechanism of change in mindfulness- and acceptance-based treatments. In R. A. Baer, R. A. Baer (Eds.), Assessing mindfulness and acceptance processes in clients: Illuminating the theory and practice of change (pp. 135-153). Oakland, CA: New Harbinger Publications.
Baker, L. R., & McNulty, J. K. (2011). Self-compassion and relationship maintenance: The moderating roles of conscientiousness and gender. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 100, 853-873.
Barnard, L. K., & Curry, J. F. (2011). Self-compassion: Conceptualizations, correlates, & interventions. Review Of General Psychology, 15, No. 4, 289–303
Barnard, L. K., Curry, J. F. (2012). The relationship of clergy burnout to self-compassion and other personality dimensions. Pastoral Psychology, 61, 149–163
Baer, R. A., Lykins, E. L. B., & Peters, J. R. (2012). Mindfulness and self-compassion as predictors of psychological wellbeing in long-term meditators and match nonmeditators. Journal of Positive Psychology. 7 (3), 230-238.
Beaumont, E, Galpin, A. & Jenkins, P. (2012). Being kinder to myself: A prospective comparative study, exploring post-trauma therapy outcome measures, for two groups of clients, receiving either Cognitive Behaviour Therapy or Cognitive Behaviour Therapy and Compassionate Mind Training. Counseling Psychology Review, 27 (1), 31-43.
Bergen-Cico, D., & Cheon, S. (2013). The mediating effects of mindfulness and self-compassion on trait anxiety. Mindfulness, doi:10.1007/s12671-013-0205-y
Berry, K. A., Kowalski, K. C. Ferguson, L. J. & McHugh, T. F. (2011). An empirical phenomenology of young adult women exercisers body self-compassion. Qualitative Research in Sport and Exercise, 2, 293–312
Birnie, K., Speca, M., Carlson, L. E. (2010). Exploring Self-compassion and Empathy in the Context of Mindfulness-based Stress Reduction (MBSR). Stress and Health, 26, 359-371.
Boellinghausm U, Jones, F. W. & Hutton, J. (2013). The Role of Mindfulness and Loving-Kindness Meditation in Cultivating Self-Compassion and Other-Focused Concern in Health Care Professionals. Mindfulness, DOI 10.1007/s12671-012-0158-6
Breines, J. G., & Chen, S. (2013). Activating the inner caregiver: The role of support-giving schemas in increasing state self-compassion. Journal Of Experimental Social Psychology, 49(1), 58-64.
Breines, J. G. & Chen, S. (2012). Self-compassion increases self-improvement motivation. Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin. DOI: 10.1177/0146167212445599
Chen, J., Yan, L., & Zhou, L. (2011). Reliability and validity of Chinese version of Self-compassion Scale. Chinese Journal Of Clinical Psychology, 19(6), 734-736.
Costa, J. & Pinto-Gouveia, J. (2011). Acceptance of pain, self-compassion and psychopathology: Using the chronic pain acceptance questionnaire to identify patients subgroups. Clinical Psychology and Psychotherapy, 18, 292-302.
Deniz, M. E., Kesici, S., & Sumer, A. S. (2008). Social Behavior and Personality, 36, 1151-1160.
Dong, Y., Zhou, H., & Yu, G. (2011). Coping negative academic evaluation: The role of self-compassion. Chinese Journal Of Clinical Psychology, 19(6), 810-813.
Eicher, A. E., Davis, L.W. & Lysaker, P. H. (2013). Self-Compassion: A Novel Link With Symptoms in Schizophrenia? The Journal of Nervous and Mental Disease, 201 (5), 1-5.
Ferreira, C., Pinto-Gouveia, J., & Duarte, C. (2013). Self-compassion in the face of shame and body image dissatisfaction: Implications for eating disorders. Eating Behaviors, 14(2), 207-210.
Gard, T., Brach, N., Holzel, B. K., Noggle, J. J. & Conboy, L. A. (2012). Effects of a yoga-based intervention for young adults on quality of life and perceived stress: The potential mediating roles of mindfulness and self-compassion. Journal of Positive Psychology,7(3), 165-175.
Ghorbani, N., Watson, P. J., Chen, Z & Norballa, F. Self-compassion in Iranian Muslims: Relationships with integrative self-knowledge, mental health, and religious orientation. International Journal for the Psychology of Religion, 22 (2), 106-118.
Gilbert, P., Baldwin, M. W., Irons, C., Baccus, J. R., & Palmer, M. (2006). Self-criticism and self-warmth: An imagery study exploring their relation to depression. Journal of Cognitive Psychotherapy, 20, 183-200.
Gilbert, P. P., McEwan, K. K., Gibbons, L. L., Chotai, S. S., Duarte, J. J., & Matos, M. M. (2012). Fears of compassion and happiness in relation to alexithymia, mindfulness, and self‐criticism. Psychology And Psychotherapy: Theory, Research And Practice, 85(4), 374-390. doi:10.1111/j.2044-8341.2011.02046.x
Gilbert, P., McEwan, K., Matos, M., & Rivis, A. (2011). Fears of compassion: Development of three self-report measures. Psychology And Psychotherapy: Theory, Research And Practice, 84(3), 239-255.
Gilbert, P. & Procter, S. (2006). Compassionate mind training for people with high shame and self-criticism: Overview and pilot study of a group therapy approach. Clinical Psychology & Psychotherapy, 13, 353-379.
Gustin, L. W. & Wagner, L (2012). The butterfly effect of caring – clinical nursing teachers understanding of self-compassion as a source to compassionate care. Scandinavian Journal of Caring Sciences. doi: 10.1111/j.1471-6712.2012.01033
Heffernan, M., Griffin, M., McNulty, S., & Fitzpatrick, J. J. (2010). Self-compassion and emotional intelligence in nurses. International Journal of Nursing Practice, 16, 366-373.
Hollis-Walker, L., & Colosimo, K. (2011). Mindfulness, self-compassion, and happiness in non-meditators: A theoretical and empirical examination. Personality and Individual Differences, 50, 222-227.
Imrie, S. & Troop, N. A. (2012). A pilot study on the effects and feasibility of compassion-focused expressive writing in Day Hospice patients. Palliative and Supportive Care, 10, 115–122.
Iskender, M. (2009). The relationship between self-compassion, self-efficacy, and control beliefs about learning in Turkish university students. Social Behavior and Personality, 37, 711-720
Kelly, A. C., Zuroff, D. C., Foa, C. L., & Gilbert, P. (2009). Who benefits from training in self-compassionate self-regulation? A study of smoking reduction. Journal of Social and Clinical Psychology, 29, 727-755
Kelly, A. C., Zuroff, D. C., Shapira, L. B. (2009). Soothing oneself and resisting self-attacks: The treatment of two intrapersonal deficits in depression vulnerability. Cognitive Therapy and Research, 33, 301–313.
Keng, S., Smoski, M. J., Robins, C. J., Ekblad, A. G., & Brantley, J. G. (2012). Mechanisms of change in mindfulness-based stress reduction: Self-compassion and mindfulness as mediators of intervention outcomes. Journal Of Cognitive Psychotherapy, 26(3), 270-280.
Krawitz, R. (2012). Behavioural treatment of severe chronic self-loathing in people with borderline personality disorder. Part 2: Self-compassion and other interventions. Australasian Psychiatry, 20(6), 501-506.
Krieger, T., Altenstein, D., Baettig, I., Doerig, N., & Holtforth, M. (2013). Self-compassion in depression: Associations with depressive symptoms, rumination, and avoidance in depressed outpatients. Behavior Therapy, 44(3), 501-513. doi:10.1016/j.beth.2013.04.004
Kuyken, W., Watkins, E., Holden, E., White, K., Taylor, R. S., Byford, S., Dalgleish, T. (2010). How does mindfulness-based cognitive therapy work? Behavior Research and Therapy, 48, 1105-1112.
Leary, M. R., Tate, E. B., Adams, C. E., Allen, A. B., & Hancock, J. (2007). Self-compassion and reactions to unpleasant self-relevant events: The implications of treating oneself kindly. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 92, 887-904.
Longe, O., Maratos, F. A., Gilbert, P. Evans, G., Volker, F., Rockliff, H., et al. (2009). Having a word with yourself: Neural correlates of self-criticism and self-reassurance. Neuroimage, 49, 1849–1856.
MacBeth, A., & Gumley, A. (2012). Exploring compassion: A meta-analysis of the association between self-compassion and psychopathology. Clinical Psychology Review, 32, 545-552.
Magnus, C. M. R., Kowalski, K. C., & McHugh, T. L. F. (2010). The role of self-compassion in womens self-determined motives to exercise and exercise-related outcomes. Self & Identity. 9, 363-382.
Mantzios, M., Wilson, J., & Giannou, K. (2013). Psychometric properties of the Greek versions of the self-compassion and mindful attention and awareness scales. Mindfulness, doi:10.1007/s12671-013-0237-3
Martin, M. M., Staggers, S. M. & Anderson, C. M. (2011). The relationships between cognitive flexibility with dogmatism, intellectual flexibility, preference for consistency, and self-compassion, Communication Research Reports, 28, 275-280
Mayhew S. & Gilbert P. (2008) Compassionate mind training with people who hear malevolent voices. A case series report. Clinical Psychology and Psychotherapy, 15, 113–38.
Mills, A., Gilbert, P., Bellew, R., McEwan, K. & Gale. C. (2007). Paranoid beliefs and self-criticism in students. Clinical Psychology and Psychotherapy, 14, 358–364.
Mosewich, A. D., Kowalski, K. C., Sabiston, C. M., Sedgwick, W. A., & Tracy, J. L. (2011). Self-compassion: A potential resource for young women athletes. Journal of Sport & Exercise Psychology, 33, 103-123.
Nedeljkovic M., Wirtz, P. H. & Ausfeld-Hafter, B. (2012). Effects of Taiji practice on mindfulness and self-compassion in healthy participants—A randomized controlled trial. Mindfulness. DOI 10.1007/s12671-012-0092-7
Neely, M. E., Schallert, D. L., Mohammed, S. S., Roberts, R. M., Chen, Y. (2009). Motivation and Emotion, 33, 88-97.
Newsome, S, Waldo, M. & Gruszka, C. (2012). Mindfulness group work: Preventing stress and increasing self-compassion among helping professionals in training, The Journal for Specialists in Group Work, DOI:10.1080/01933922.2012.690832
Patsiopoulos, A. T., & Buchanan, M. J. (2011). The practice of self-compassion in counseling: A narrative inquiry. Professional Psychology: Research And Practice, 42(4), 301-307.
Pauley, G. & McPherson, S. (2010). The experience and meaning of compassion and self-compassion for individuals with depression or anxiety. Psychology and Psychotherapy: Theory, Research and Practice, 83, 129–143.
Persinger, J. (2012). An alternative to self-esteem: Fostering self-compassion in youth. Communique, 40 (5), 20-23.
Phillips, W.J., & Ferguson, S.J., (2012). Self-compassion: A resource for positive aging. Journals of Gerontology Series B: Psychological Sciences and Social Sciences, doi:10.1093/geronb/gbs091
Przezdziecki, A. et al. (2012). My changed body: breast cancer, body image, distress and self-compassion. Psycho-Oncology, DOI: 10.1002/pon.3230
Raque-Bogdan, T. L., Ericson, S. K., Jackson, J., Martin, H. M., & Bryan, N. A. (2011). Attachment and mental and physical health: Self-compassion and mattering as mediators. Journal of Counseling Psychology, 58, 272-278.
Raes, F. (2010). Rumination and worry as mediators of the relationship between self-compassion and depression and anxiety. Personality and Individual Differences, 48,757–761.
Raes, F. (2011). The effect of self-compassion on the development of depression symptoms in a non-clinical sample. Mindfulness, 2, 33-36.
Reilly, E. D., Rochlen, A. B., & Awad, G. H. (2013). Men's Self-Compassion and Self-Esteem: The Moderating Roles of Shame and Masculine Norm Adherence. Psychology Of Men & Masculinity, doi:10.1037/a0031028
Reyes, M. (2011). Self-compassion: A concept analysis. Journal of Holistic Nursing.
Rockcliff et al. (2008). A pilot exploration of heart rate variability and salivary cortisol responses to compassion-focsed imagery. Clinical Neuropsychiatry, 5, 132-139.
Rockliff, H., Karl, A., McEwan, K., Gilbert, J., Matos, M., Gilbert, P. (2011). Effects of intranasal oxytocin on compassion focused imagery. Emotion, 11, 1388-1396.
Samaie, G. Farahani, H. A., (2011). Self-compassion as a moderator of the relationship between rumination, self-reflection and stress. Procedia - Social and Behavioral Sciences, 30, 978 – 982.
Sbarra, D. A., Smith, H. L. & Mehl, M. R. (2012). When leaving your Ex, love yourself: Observational ratings of self-compassion predict the course of emotional recovery following marital separation. Psychological Science. 23(3), 261–269.
Schanche, E., Stiles, T. C., McCullough, L., Svartberg, M., & Nielsen, G. (2011). The relationship between activating affects, inhibitory affects, and self-compassion in patients with Cluster C personality disorders. Psychotherapy, 48(3), 293-303.
Shapira, L. B., & Mongrain, M. (2010). The benefits of self-compassion and optimism exercises for individuals vulnerable to depression. The Journal of Positive Psychology, 5, 377-389.
Tanaka, M., Wekerle, C., Schmuck, M. L., Paglia-Boak, A., MAP Research Team (2011). The linkages among childhood maltreatment, adolescent mental health, and self-compassion in child welfare adolescents. Child Abuse & Neglect, 35, 887-898.
Terry, M. L. & Leary, M. R. (2011). Self-compassion, self-regulation, and health. Self and Identity, 10, 352-362.
Terry, M. L., Leary, M. R., & Mehta, S. (2012). Self-compassion as a buffer against homesickness, depression, and dissatisfaction in the transition to college. Self and Identity, DOI:10.1080/15298868.2012.667913
Thompson, B. L., Waltz, J. (2008)Journal of Traumatic Stress, 21, 556-558.
Tirch, D. D. (2010). Mindfulness as a context for the cultivation of compassion. International Journal of Cognitive Therapy, 3, 113-123.
Van Dam, N. T., Sheppard, S. C., Forsyth, J. P., & Earleywine, M. (2011). Self-compassion is a better predictor than mindfulness of symptom severity and quality of life in mixed anxiety and depression. Journal of Anxiety Disorders, 25, 123–130.
Van Vliet, K. J., & Kalnins, G. R. C. (2011). A compassion-focused approach to nonsuicidal self-injurty. Journal of Mental Health Counseling, 33 (4), 295-311.
Vettese, L. C., Dyer, C. E., Li W. L. & Wekerle, C. (2011). Does self-compassion mitigate the association between childhood maltreatment and later emotional regulation difficulties? A preliminary investigation. International Journal of Mental Health and Addiction, 9, 480-491.
Watson, P. J., Chen, Z. & Sisemore, T. A. (2011). Grace and Christian psychology - Part 2: Psychometric refinements and relationships with self-compassion, depression, beliefs about sin, and religious orientation. Edification: The Transdisciplinary Journal of Christian Psychology, 4, 64-72.
Wasylkiw, L., MacKinnon, A. L., & MacLellan, A. M. (2012). Exploring the link between self-compassion and body image in university women. Body Image, 9(2), 236-245.
Webb, J. B., & Forman, M. J. (2013). Evaluating the indirect effect of self-compassion on binge eating severity through cognitive–affective self-regulatory pathways. Eating Behaviors, 14(2), 224-228. doi:10.1016/j.eatbeh.2012.12.005
Wei, M., Liao, K., Ku, T., & Shaffer, P. A. (2011). Attachment, self‐compassion, empathy, and subjective well‐being among college students and community adults. Journal of Personality, 79, 191-221.
Werner, K. H., Jazaieri, H., Goldin, P. R., Ziv, M., Heimberg, R. G., Gross, J. J. (2012). Self-compassion and social anxiety disorder. Anxiety, Stress & Coping, 25 (5), 543-558.
Williams, J. G., Stark, S. K., & Foster, E. E. (2008). Start today or the very last day? The relationships among self-compassion, motivation, and procrastination. American Journal of Psychological Research, 4, 37-44.
Wong, C. Y., & Mak, W. S. (2013). Differentiating the role of three self-compassion components in buffering cognitive-personality vulnerability to depression among Chinese in Hong Kong. Journal Of Counseling Psychology, 60(1), 162-169.
Woodruff, S. C., Glass, C. R., Arnkoff, D. B., Crowley, K. J., Hindman, R. K., & Hirschhorn, E. W. (2013). Comparing self-compassion, mindfulness, and psychological inflexibility as predictors of psychological health. Mindfulness, doi:10.1007/s12671-013-0195-9
Wren, A. A., Somers, T. J., Wright, M. A., Goetz, M. C., Leary, M. R., Fras, A. M., Huh, B. K., Rogers, L. L. (2012). Self-Compassion in patients with persistent musculoskeletal pain: Relationship of self-compassion to adjustment to persistent pain. Journal of Pain and Symptom Management, 43 (4),759-770.
Ying, Y. (2009). Contribution of self-compassion to competence and mental health in social work students. Journal of Social Work Education, 45, 309-323.
Zabelina, D. L., Robinson, M. D. (2010). Creativity Research Journal, 22, 288-293.
Selected studies by other researchers that examine self-compassion as an outcome measure
Baer, R. A., Smith, G. T., Hopkins, J., Krietemeyer, J., Toney, L. (2006). Using self-report assessment methods to explore facets of mindfulness. Assessment, 13, 27-45.
Benn, R., Akiva, T., Arel, S., & Roeser, R. W. (2012). Mindfulness Training Effects for Parents and Educators of Children With Special Needs. Developmental Psychology, doi:10.1037/a0027537
Breen, W. E., Kashdan, T. B., Lenser, M. L., Fincham, G. D. (2010). Gratitude and forgiveness: Convergence and divergence on self-report and informant ratings. Personality and Individual Differences, 49, 932–937.
Chiesa, A., & Serretti, A. (2009). Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction for Stress Management in Healthy People: A Review and Meta-Analysis. The Journal of Alternative and Complementary Medicine, 15, 593–600.
Crocker, J. & Canevello, A. (2008). Creating and undermining social support in communal relationships: The role of compassionate and self-image goals. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 95, 555-575.
Dunn, C., Hanieh, E., Roberts, R., & Powrie, R. (2012). Mindful pregnancy and childbirth: Effects of a mindfulness-based intervention on womens psychological distress and well-being in the perinatal period. Archives Of Womens Mental Health, 15(2), 139-143.
Eisendrath, S., Chartier, M., & McLane, M. (2011). Adapting mindfulness-based cognitive therapy for treatment-resistant depression. Cognitive And Behavioral Practice, 18(3), 362-370.
Felton, T. M., Coates, L. & Christopher, J. C. (2013). Impact of Mindfulness Training on Counseling Students' Perceptions of Stress. Mindfulness, DOI 10.1007/s12671-013-0240-8
Franklin, J & Doran, J. (2009). Does all coaching enhance objective performance independently evaluated by blind assessors? The importance of the coaching model and content. International Coaching Psychology Review, 4 (2), 128-144.
Hicks, S. F. & Furlottea, C. (2010 ) An exploratory study of Radical Mindfulness Training with severely economically disadvantaged people: Findings of a Canadian study. Australian Social Work, 63, 281-298.
Hofmann, S. G., Grossman, P., & Hinton, D. E. (2011). Loving-kindness and compassion meditation: Potential for psychological interventions. Clinical Psychology Review 31 (2011) 1126–1132.
Holzel, B.K., Lazar, S.W., Gard, T., Schuman-Olivier, Z., Vago, D.R., & Ott, U. (2011). How does mindfulness meditation work? Proposing mechanisms of action from a conceptual and neural perspective. Perspectives on Psychological Science, 6, 537-559.
Howell, A. J., Dopko, R. L., Turowski, J. B., & Buro, K. (2011). The disposition to apologize. Personality And Individual Differences, 51(4), 509-514.
Howland LC, Pickler RH, McCain NL, Glaser D, Lewis M. (2011). Exploring biobehavioral outcomes in mothers of preterm infants. MCN Am J Matern Child Nurs,36(2). 91-97.
Jazaeri, H. (et al.) (2012). Enhancing compassion: A randomized controlled trial of a compassion cultivation training program. Journal of Happiness Studies. DOI 10.1007/s10902-012-9373-z
Jazaeri, H., Goldin, P. R., Werner, K., Ziv, M. & Gross, J. J. (2012). A randomized trial of MBSR versus aerobic exercise for social anxiety disorder. Journal of Clinical Psychology, 68(7), 715–731.
Johnson, E. A., Nozick, K. J., (2011). Personality, adjustment, and identity style influences on stability in identity and self-concept during the transition to university. Identity, 11, 25-46.
Kraus, S. & Sears, S. (2009). Measuring the immeasurables: Development and initial validation of the Self-Other Four Immeasurables (SOFI) scale based on Buddhist teachings on loving kindness, compassion, joy, and equanimity. Social Indicators Research, 92, 169–181.
Kwan, V. S. Y., Kuang, L. L., & Hui, N. H. H. (2009). Identifying the sources of self-esteem: The mixed medley of benevolence, merit, and bias. Self and Identity, 8, 176–195.
Lee, W. K. & Bang, H. L. (2010) The effects of mindfulness-based group intervention on the mental health of middle-aged Korean women in community. Stress and Health 26, 341–348.
Lykins, E. L. & Baer, R. A. (2009). Psychological functioning in a sample of long-term practitioners of mindfulness meditation. Journal of Cognitive Psychotherapy: An International Quarterly, 23, 226-241.
Moore, P. (2008). Journal of Clinical Psychology in Medical Settings, 15, 331-337.
Ortner, C. M., Kilner, S. J., & Zelazo, P. (2007). Mindfulness meditation and reduced emotional interference on a cognitive task. Motivation And Emotion, 31(4), 271-283.
Orzech, K. M., Shapiro, S. L., Brown, K. W., & McKay, M. (2009). The Journal of Positive Psychology, 4, 212-222.
Pace et al. (2009). Effect of compassion meditation on neuroendocrine, innate immune and behavioral responses to psychosocial stress. Psychoneuroendocrinology, 34, 87-98.
Rimes, K. A., & Wingrove, J. (2011). Pilot study of Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy for trainee clinical psychologists. Behavioural and Cognitive Psychotherapy, 39(2), 235-241.
Robins, C. J., Keng, S. L., Edblad, A. G., Brantley, J. G. (2012). Effects of Mindfulness-Based Stress reduction on emotional experience and expression: A randomized controlled trial. Journal of Clinical Psychology, 68(1), 117--131
Roemer, L., Lee, J. K., Salters-Pedneault, K., Erisman, S. M., Orsillo, S. M., & Mennin, D. S. (2009). Mindfulness and emotion regulation difficulties in generalized anxiety disorder: Preliminary evidence for independent and overlapping contributions. Behavior Therapy, 40, 142-154.
Sahdra, B. K., Shaver, P. R. & Brown, K. W. (2010). A scale to measure nonattachment: A Buddhist complement to Western research on attachment and adaptive functioning. Journal of Personality Assessment, 92(2), 116–127.
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