Compassion focused therapy: a systematic review of its effectiveness and acceptability in clinical populations

  title={Compassion focused therapy: a systematic review of its effectiveness and acceptability in clinical populations},
  author={Catriona Craig and Syd Hiskey and Aimee Spector},
  journal={Expert Review of Neurotherapeutics},
  pages={385 - 400}
ABSTRACT Introduction: Compassion focused therapy (CFT) is an increasingly popular therapeutic modality. Its holistic and integrative approach to universal human suffering means that it is well placed as a transdiagnostic therapy. Research into its effectiveness and acceptability has increased over the previous 10 years as the therapy has evolved, and to help consider its status as an evidence-based therapy research concerning its treatment outcomes needs evaluating. Areas covered: This paper… 

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