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Self-compassion, a better alternative to rumination than distraction as a response to negative mood

Odou, Natasha; Brinker, Jay


Self-compassion – having a healthy, mindful and kind self-attitude – may be a better way to cope with negative experiences than distraction. This was tested in 152 undergraduates who underwent a negative mood induction and then completed either a self

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Date published: 2014
Type: Journal article
Source: Journal of Positive Psychology: dedicated to furthering research and promoting good practice
DOI: 10.1080/17439760.2014.967800


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