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The Effects of Self-Compassion Program on Internalized Shame and Subjective Well-Being in Female University Students with Depressive Mood
Min Jeong Kang, Jung-Ho Kim, Mirihae Kim
STRESS. 2019;27(4):464-471.   Published online December 31, 2019
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The purpose of this study is to examine the effects of self-compassion program on depressive mood, internalized shame and subjective well-being in female university students with depressive Mood.


Two groups are composed of experimental group (N=14) which is divided to High Shame Group (N=7), Low Shame Group (N=7) and control group (N=8) composed of High Shame Group (N=4), Low Shame Group (N=4). The experimental group participated twice a week, 60-minute Self-Compassion program session during 3 week.


First, Experimental group is lower depressive mood, internalized shame and higher life satisfaction expectancy than control group. But, There were no significant differences in life satisfaction, positive affect in experimental group. Second, Self compassion program is effective two group, High shame group and Low shame group.


The finding supports the effect of Self-Compassion Program on depressive mood, internalized shame, subjective wellbeing.


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