Eudaimonic Pathways of Activating Compassion Reduce Vulnerabilities to Paranoia
This study aimed to identify if compassion benefits paranoia and, if so what type of compassion. Following a series of different compassionate exercises in 104 participants it was found that mindfulness approaches were the most significant in reducing paranoia suggesting a new approach for psychological problems characterised by paranoia.
Citation : Scase, M.O. and Gill, J.K. (2019) Eudaimonic Pathways of Activating Compassion Reduce Vulnerabilities to Paranoia. Association for Psychological Science Annual Conference, Washington D.C, USA, May 2019.
Research Institute : Institute for Psychological Science
Peer Reviewed : Yes