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Rumination and worry as mediators of the relationship between self-compassion and depression and anxiety


The mediating effects of rumination (with brooding and reflection components) and worry were examined in the relation between self-compassion and depression and anxiety. Two hundred and seventy-one nonclinical undergraduates completed measures of self-compassion, rumination, worry, depression and anxiety. 92 more words


What's in a name ?

2018 has been the coldest year of my life.

It is only January… yet the statement is true.

Fifteen days have passed since New Year, twelve of them below zero (Fahrenheit) and I have spent… 351 more words


9: Banishing Blue Monday

I’m sure that most people will have woken up this morning and read in the paper that today, the third Monday in the month of January, is tarnished with “the most depressing day of the year” brush. 536 more words

Mr. S Gets Married

Mr. S and Ms. R were still together, but things were not looking good. Mr. S was still down in the dumps. He was not taking care of himself or taking care of his relationship. 714 more words

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Benefits of expressive writing in lowering rumination and depressive symptoms.

Depression-vulnerable college students (with both elevated prior depressive symptoms and low current depressive symptoms) wrote on 3 consecutive days in either an expressive writing or a control condition. 102 more words

Expressive Writing

Expressive writing for trauma: initial results


The DCIHR research team recently completed a study on expressive writing for trauma. This study examined the impact of a 6-week expressive writing course led by John Evans, EdD, on measures of resilience, perceived stress, rumination, and depression in a population of 39 individuals who self-identified as having experienced a traumatic event within the past year. 24 more words

Expressive Writing