25th APS Annual Convention: Mark Your Calendar (Washington, DC, USA - May 23-26, 2013)


Self-Compassion and Self-Forgiveness: Unique, but Related Constructs

Poster Session XVI - Board: XVI- 123
Sunday, May 26, 2013, 11:30 AM - 12:30 PM
APS Exhibit Hall A

Elizabeth Conway-Williams
East Tennessee State University

David Bumgarner
East Tennessee State University

Jessica R. Williamson
East Tennessee State University

Jon R. Webb
East Tennessee State University

The relationship between self-forgiveness and self-compassion is yet to be explored. This study examines the association between self-compassion and three popular measures of self-forgiveness. Results of bivariate correlations and multiple hierarchical regression analyses suggest that self-compassion and self-forgiveness are unique, but strongly related constructs.

Subject Area: Clinical
Keywords: Self

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