4 years ago

Compassion focussed self-help for skin conditions in individuals with insecure attachment: A pilot evaluation of the acceptability and potential effectiveness

M. Krasuska, A.C. Lavda, A. R. Thompson, A. Millings
Further research is needed to develop psychological interventions for people living with skin condition. This research letter reports on a preliminary evaluation of targeted self-helpa encompassing mindful breathing and compassionate imagery (i.e., evoking a self- compassionate mental images), with the aim of reducing skin specific related distress such as shame. The aim of this 4-week preliminary study was to investigate the usability and acceptability of self-help for people living with skin conditions, through a feedback form administered two weeks after the intervention. This article is protected by copyright. All rights reserved.

Publisher URL: http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/resolve/doi

DOI: 10.1111/bjd.15934

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