Eudaimonic Pathways of Activating Compassion Reduce Vulnerabilities to Paranoia

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2019-05-22

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Abstract

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.

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Personality/Emotion, Clinical Science, Positive Psychology

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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.

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Institute for Psychological Science