Volume 14, Number 1 (Spring & Summer 2016)                   CPAP 2016, 14(1): 33-42 | Back to browse issues page


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Hosseinkhanzadeh A A, taher M, fallah mortezanejad S Z, Seyyed Noori S Z. The Role of Self-Compassion in Explaining Self-Efficacy and Self-Esteem. CPAP. 2016; 14 (1) :33-42
URL: http://cpap.shahed.ac.ir/article-1-1011-en.html

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Self-compassion is a new concept in personality psychology that it is based on discussed ideas in Buddhist beliefs. The aim of present study was to investigate the role of self-compassion in explaining self-efficacy and self-esteem. The research design is correlational method, the statistical population included all students of Guilan university in 2014-2015 academic years that 320 students were selected by randomized multistage cluster sampling method and they responded self-compassion (Neff, 2003), self-efficacy (Scherer &et al, 1982) and self-esteem (Rosenberg, 1965) scales. The result of correlation analysis showed there are significant positive correlation between self-compassion with self-efficacy and self-esteem(P<0/01). Results of stepwise regression analysis showed that the Self-kindness and Self-judgment can explain 25 percent of self-efficacy variance. Also self-kindness, self-judgment, and common humanity can explain 13 percent of self-esteem variance. We can with using cognitive training based on compassionate mind and promoting self-compassion proceeds in order to increasing- self-efficacy and self-esteem.

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