Self-Compassion, Stress, and Coping in the Context of Chronic Illness

@inproceedings{Sirois2015SelfCompassionSA,
  title={Self-Compassion, Stress, and Coping in the Context of Chronic Illness},
  author={Fuschia M Sirois and Danielle S. Molnar and Jameson K Hirsch},
  year={2015}
}
A recent review suggested that self-compassion promotes use of adaptive rather than maladaptive coping. Less is known about how self-compassion is linked to stress and coping in the context of a chronic stressor. Across two primarily female chronic illness samples, inflammatory bowel disease (N = 155) and arthritis (N = 164), a model linking self-compassion to lower stress through coping styles and coping efficacy was tested. Path analyses revealed significant indirect effects for adaptive… CONTINUE READING

Figures and Tables from this paper.

Citations

Publications citing this paper.
SHOWING 1-10 OF 35 CITATIONS

References

Publications referenced by this paper.
SHOWING 1-10 OF 40 REFERENCES

Chronic stress, glucocorticoid receptor resistance, inflammation, and disease risk.

  • Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America
  • 2012
VIEW 4 EXCERPTS
HIGHLY INFLUENTIAL

Self-Compassion, Stress, and Coping.

  • Social and personality psychology compass
  • 2010
VIEW 12 EXCERPTS
HIGHLY INFLUENTIAL

Development and validation of a scale to measure self-compassion

K. D. Neff
  • Self and Identity,
  • 2003
VIEW 7 EXCERPTS
HIGHLY INFLUENTIAL

Adaptation to chronic illness and disability and its relationship to perceptions of independence and dependence.

  • The journals of gerontology. Series B, Psychological sciences and social sciences
  • 2000
VIEW 4 EXCERPTS
HIGHLY INFLUENTIAL

You want to measure coping but your protocol’ too long: Consider the brief cope

  • International journal of behavioral medicine
  • 1997
VIEW 3 EXCERPTS
HIGHLY INFLUENTIAL