Self-compassion is more effective than acceptance and reappraisal in decreasing depressed mood in currently and formerly depressed individuals.

@article{Ehret2018SelfcompassionIM,
  title={Self-compassion is more effective than acceptance and reappraisal in decreasing depressed mood in currently and formerly depressed individuals.},
  author={Anna M Ehret and Jutta Joormann and Matthias Berking},
  journal={Journal of affective disorders},
  year={2018},
  volume={226},
  pages={220-226}
}
BACKGROUND Self-compassion has recently been discussed as an effective affect regulation strategy for reducing negative affective states. The primary aim of the current study was to compare the efficacy of self-compassion to the more established strategies of acceptance and reappraisal. METHODS For this purpose, we induced depressed mood in formerly… CONTINUE READING