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01-08-2015 | ORIGINAL PAPER

The Mediating Effect of Self-Acceptance in the Relationship Between Mindfulness and Peace of Mind

Auteurs: Wei Xu, Marcus A. Rodriguez, Qian Zhang, Xinghua Liu

Gepubliceerd in: Mindfulness | Uitgave 4/2015

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Abstract

Previous research has shown increased mindfulness to be associated with enhanced subjective well-being and self-acceptance. Improvements in self-acceptance, in turn, predict positive outcomes in psychotherapy across a wide range of problems and populations. Peace of mind (PoM) represents a special case of subjective well-being that is particularly important in a traditional Chinese cultural context. This study explored the mediating influences of self-acceptance on the relationship between mindfulness and peace of mind. Two hundred and twelve participants completed the Five Facet Mindfulness Questionnaire, Peace of Mind Scale, and Self-acceptance Questionnaire. Results showed that mindfulness was significantly positively correlated with peace of mind, and the positive association between mindfulness and peace of mind was mediated by self-acceptance. Limitations, clinical implications, and directions for future research are discussed.
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Metagegevens
Titel
The Mediating Effect of Self-Acceptance in the Relationship Between Mindfulness and Peace of Mind
Auteurs
Wei Xu
Marcus A. Rodriguez
Qian Zhang
Xinghua Liu
Publicatiedatum
01-08-2015
Uitgeverij
Springer US
Gepubliceerd in
Mindfulness / Uitgave 4/2015
Print ISSN: 1868-8527
Elektronisch ISSN: 1868-8535
DOI
https://doi.org/10.1007/s12671-014-0319-x

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