The Relationship Between Self-Compassion and Well-Being: A Meta-Analysis.

  title={The Relationship Between Self-Compassion and Well-Being: A Meta-Analysis.},
  author={Ulli Zessin and Oliver Dickh{\"a}user and Sven F Garbade},
  journal={Applied psychology. Health and well-being},
  volume={7 3},
BACKGROUND Self-compassion describes a positive and caring attitude of a person toward her- or himself in the face of failures and individual shortcomings. As a result of this caring attitude, individuals high in self-compassion are assumed to experience higher individual well-being. The present meta-analysis examines the relationship between self-compassion and different forms of well-being. METHOD The authors combined k = 79 samples, with an overall sample size of N = 16,416, and analyzed… 

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