Self-Criticism and Self-Warmth: An Imagery Study Exploring Their Relation to Depression

@article{Gilbert2006SelfCriticismAS,
  title={Self-Criticism and Self-Warmth: An Imagery Study Exploring Their Relation to Depression},
  author={P. Gilbert and M. Baldwin and C. Irons and J. R. Baccus and M. Palmer},
  journal={Journal of Cognitive Psychotherapy},
  year={2006},
  volume={20},
  pages={183-200}
}
When things go wrong for people, those who are self-critical, compared to those who self-reassure, are at increased risk of psychopathology. However, little is known of the internal processes involved in self-criticism and self-reassurance, such as the ease of eliciting critical imagery, and the power, emotion and vividness of self-criticalness and self-reassurance. This study used a self-imagery task to investigate trait self-criticism and trait self-reassurance in relation to the ease and… Expand
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