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Self-compassion hos barn

Berggren, Marianne LU and Hugo, Katja (2015) PSPT02 20151
Department of Psychology
Abstract (Swedish)
Self-compassion has not yet been studied in younger children. The aim of
this study was to explore self-compassion in children between 10-13
years of age and examine how self-compassion is related to well-being
and social perspective-taking. In addition we wanted to explore possible
age or sex differences in self-compassion. The participants consisted of
228 children from two elementary schools in the south of Sweden. The
children were asked to complete a self-report questionnaire assessing selfcompassion,
well-being in school and psychological distress. Selmans
structured interview measuring social perspective-taking skills in children,
was made with 30 of the children who completed the questionnaire.
The result showed that... (More)
Self-compassion has not yet been studied in younger children. The aim of
this study was to explore self-compassion in children between 10-13
years of age and examine how self-compassion is related to well-being
and social perspective-taking. In addition we wanted to explore possible
age or sex differences in self-compassion. The participants consisted of
228 children from two elementary schools in the south of Sweden. The
children were asked to complete a self-report questionnaire assessing selfcompassion,
well-being in school and psychological distress. Selmans
structured interview measuring social perspective-taking skills in children,
was made with 30 of the children who completed the questionnaire.
The result showed that there was a positive and significant relationship
between self-compassion and well-being in school, and a negative and
significant relationship between self-compassion and psychological distress.
No significant correlation was found between self-compassion and
social perspective-taking. Neither did the study find any differences based
on sex or age for self-compassion. In summary the study showed that
self-compassion is positively related to well-being in children between
10-13 years of age. Some of the results for self-compassion in this study
differ from former studies done on adults. This suggests that self-compassion
might operate differently in children and adults. (Less)
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author
Berggren, Marianne LU and Hugo, Katja
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organization
course
PSPT02 20151
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H3 - Professional qualifications (4 Years - )
subject
keywords
Self-compassion, well-being, social perspective-taking, children.
language
Swedish
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5469383
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2015-06-09 09:50:11
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  abstract     = {Self-compassion has not yet been studied in younger children. The aim of
this study was to explore self-compassion in children between 10-13
years of age and examine how self-compassion is related to well-being
and social perspective-taking. In addition we wanted to explore possible
age or sex differences in self-compassion. The participants consisted of
228 children from two elementary schools in the south of Sweden. The
children were asked to complete a self-report questionnaire assessing selfcompassion,
well-being in school and psychological distress. Selmans
structured interview measuring social perspective-taking skills in children,
was made with 30 of the children who completed the questionnaire.
The result showed that there was a positive and significant relationship
between self-compassion and well-being in school, and a negative and
significant relationship between self-compassion and psychological distress.
No significant correlation was found between self-compassion and
social perspective-taking. Neither did the study find any differences based
on sex or age for self-compassion. In summary the study showed that
self-compassion is positively related to well-being in children between
10-13 years of age. Some of the results for self-compassion in this study
differ from former studies done on adults. This suggests that self-compassion
might operate differently in children and adults.},
  author       = {Berggren, Marianne and Hugo, Katja},
  keyword      = {Self-compassion,well-being,social perspective-taking,children.},
  language     = {swe},
  note         = {Student Paper},
  title        = {Self-compassion hos barn},
  year         = {2015},
}