Home|Journals|Articles by Year Follow on Twitter

Directory for Medical Articles
 

Open Access

Research Article

EEO. 2021; 20(6): 440-447


Relationship between self-compassion and Compassion for others

Sara Rashid, Noor Jehan, Naveed Alam Khan, Sidra Gul, Haris Muhammad Khan.

Abstract
Self-compassion and compassion for others are the concepts of positive psychology that are studied extensively in the past decade. However, little is known about their association with each other. Compassion is an affective response of sorrow when suffering is perceived and requires genuine desire to relieve the suffering. Selfcompassion is the extension of compassion towards oneself in difficult times. The study aims to find association between self-compassion and compassion for others and to explore the differences in compassion for others based on gender and age. Neff’s Self-compassion-short form and compassion for others, scales were used. a sample consisted of 222 participants. Pearson correlation and t-tests were computed. The results presented a significant correlation between self-compassion and compassion for others while no significant differences were found among participants in their compassion for others based on gender and age. Limitation of the study and suggestions for further research are discussed.

Key words: self-compassion, compassion for others, association



Similar Articles

A sensitive electrochemiluminescence biosensor for assay of cancer biomarker (MMP-2) based on NGQDs-Ru@SiO2 luminophore.
Fan X, Wang S, Liu H, Li Z, Sun Q, Wang Y, Fan X
Talanta. 2022; 236(): 122830

Cyclization and Self-Assembly of Cyclic Peptides.
Méndez-Ardoy A, Insua I, Granja JR, Montenegro J
Methods in molecular biology (Clifton, N.J.). 2022; 2371(): 449-466

Association of HLA-DRB1 and -DQB1 Alleles with Susceptibility to IgA Nephropathy in Korean Patients.
In JW, Jung K, Shin S, Park KU, Lee H, Song EY
Annals of laboratory medicine. 2022; 42(1): 54-62

Modeling Multicomponent Interventions in Network Meta-Analysis.
Veroniki AA, Seitidis G, Nikolakopoulos S, Ballester M, Beltran J, Heijmans M, Mavridis D
Methods in molecular biology (Clifton, N.J.). 2022; 2345(): 245-261

Hydrogel Formation with Enzyme-Responsive Cyclic Peptides.
Carlini AS, Cassidy MF, Gianneschi NC
Methods in molecular biology (Clifton, N.J.). 2022; 2371(): 427-448


Full-text options


Latest Statistics about COVID-19
• pubstat.org


Add your Article(s) to Indexes
• citeindex.org






Covid-19 Trends and Statistics
ScopeMed.com
CiteIndex.org
CancerLine
FoodsLine
PhytoMedline
Follow ScopeMed on Twitter
Author Tools
eJPort Journal Hosting
About BiblioMed
License Information
Terms & Conditions
Privacy Policy
Contact Us

The articles in Bibliomed are open access articles licensed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International License (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/4.0/) which permits unrestricted, non-commercial use, distribution and reproduction in any medium, provided the work is properly cited.
ScopeMed is a Database Service for Scientific Publications. Copyright © ScopeMed® Information Services.



ScopeMed Web Sites