Differentiating the role of three self-compassion components in buffering cognitive-personality vulnerability to depression among Chinese in Hong Kong.

@article{Wong2013DifferentiatingTR,
  title={Differentiating the role of three self-compassion components in buffering cognitive-personality vulnerability to depression among Chinese in Hong Kong.},
  author={Celia C Y Wong and Winnie W S Mak},
  journal={Journal of counseling psychology},
  year={2013},
  volume={60 1},
  pages={
          162-9
        }
}
Research shows that sociotropy, autonomy, and self-criticism are cognitive-personality vulnerability styles contributing significantly to the development of depression symptoms, but little is known about the factors that may protect sociotropic, autonomous, and self-critical individuals against mental health problems. The present study examined self-compassion components (i.e., self-kindness, common humanity, and mindfulness) as potential moderators to protect these individuals from developing… CONTINUE READING
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