A randomized controlled trial of compassion cultivation training: Effects on mindfulness, affect, and emotion regulation

  title={A randomized controlled trial of compassion cultivation training: Effects on mindfulness, affect, and emotion regulation},
  author={Hooria Jazaieri and Kelly M McGonigal and Thupten Jinpa and James R. Doty and James J. Gross and Philippe R. Goldin},
  journal={Motivation and Emotion},
Compassion is a positive orientation towards suffering that may be enhanced through compassion training and is thought to influence psychological functioning. However, the effects of compassion training on mindfulness, affect, and emotion regulation are not known. We conducted a randomized controlled trial in which 100 adults from the community were randomly assigned to either a 9-week compassion cultivation training (CCT) or a waitlist (WL) control condition. Participants completed self-report… Expand

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