SELF-COMPASSION AND RELATIONAL-INTERDEPENDENT SELF-CONSTRUAL


AKIN A. , EROĞLU Y.

STUDIA PSYCHOLOGICA, cilt.55, ss.111-121, 2013 (SSCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi)

  • Cilt numarası: 55 Konu: 2
  • Basım Tarihi: 2013
  • Doi Numarası: 10.21909/sp.2013.02.629
  • Dergi Adı: STUDIA PSYCHOLOGICA
  • Sayfa Sayısı: ss.111-121

Özet

The aim of this research is to examine the relationships between self-compassion and relational-interdependent self-construal. The participants were 338 university students. In this study, the Self-Compassion Scale and the Relational-Interdependent Self-Construal Scale were used. The relationships between self-compassion and relational-interdependent self-construal were examined using correlation analysis and multiple regression analysis. In correlation analysis, self-kindness, common humanity, and mindfulness factors of self-compassion were found positively related to relational-interdependent self-construal. On the other hand, self-judgment, isolation, and over-identification factors of self-compassion were found negatively correlated to relational-interdependent self-construal. Multiple regression analysis showed that relational-interdependent self-construal was predicted positively only by common humanity. However, relational-interdependent self-construal was negatively explained by isolation, self-judgment, and over-identification, According to standardized beta coefficients, the most significant predictor of relational-interdependent self-construal was isolation. Results were discussed in the light of the related literature.