Evaluating the effectiveness of mindfulness and compassion-based programs on shame and associated psychological distress with potential issues of salience for adult survivors of childhood sexual abuse: a systematic review

Gail Westerman, Elizabeth McCann, Elizabeth Sparkes

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Abstract

This systematic review seeks to establish the effectiveness of mindfulness and compassion based-programs for reducing shame and psychological distress in heterogeneous adult populations and identify potential issues of salience towards adult survivors of childhood sexual abuse.
Original languageEnglish
Article number11
Pages (from-to)1827-1847
Number of pages21
JournalMindfulness
Volume11
Issue number8
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 18 Aug 2020

Keywords

  • Compassion
  • Intervention
  • Mindfulness
  • Psychological distress
  • Shame

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Social Psychology
  • Health(social science)
  • Experimental and Cognitive Psychology
  • Developmental and Educational Psychology
  • Applied Psychology

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