Mindfulness and self-compassion as predictors of psychological wellbeing in long-term meditators and matched nonmeditators

@article{Baer2012MindfulnessAS,
  title={Mindfulness and self-compassion as predictors of psychological wellbeing in long-term meditators and matched nonmeditators},
  author={R. Baer and E. Lykins and Jessica R. Peters},
  journal={The Journal of Positive Psychology},
  year={2012},
  volume={7},
  pages={230 - 238}
}
  • R. Baer, E. Lykins, Jessica R. Peters
  • Published 2012
  • Psychology
  • The Journal of Positive Psychology
  • Mindfulness training has well-documented effects on psychological health. Recent findings suggest that increases in both mindfulness and self-compassion may mediate these outcomes; however, their separate and combined effects are rarely examined in the same participants. This study investigated cross-sectional relationships between self-reported mindfulness, self-compassion, meditation experience, and psychological wellbeing in 77 experienced meditators and 75 demographically matched… CONTINUE READING
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