Auto-compasión: Origen, concepto y evidencias preliminares

Translated title of the contribution: Self-compassion: Origin, concept and preliminary evidence

Claudio Araya, Laura Moncada

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This article reviews the concept of self-compassion, identifying its context and cultural background, distinguishing the different understandings on Buddhist culture and the western tradition influenced by modernity. In addition this article makes a review of the definition, from its inclusion in contemporary psychology. It also presents some preliminary evidence from studies on self-compassion, along with describing two programs that develop self-compassion in the clinical setting.

Translated title of the contributionSelf-compassion: Origin, concept and preliminary evidence
Original languageSpanish
Pages (from-to)67-78
Number of pages12
JournalRevista Argentina de Clinica Psicologica
Issue number1
StatePublished - 1 Apr 2016


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