An exploration of group compassion-focused therapy for personality disorder.

@article{Lucre2013AnEO,
  title={An exploration of group compassion-focused therapy for personality disorder.},
  author={Kate Lucre and Naomi Corten},
  journal={Psychology and psychotherapy},
  year={2013},
  volume={86 4},
  pages={
          387-400
        }
}
BACKGROUND People with personality disorders, especially those who also experience high self-criticism and shame, are known to be a therapeutic challenge and there is a high dropout rate from therapy. Compassion-focused therapy (CFT) was designed to address shame and self-criticism specifically, and to develop people's ability to be self-reassuring and more compassionate to themselves and others. AIMS This study explored how CFT affected self-criticism and self-attacking thoughts, feelings… 
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