↓ Skip to main content

Fostering Self-Compassion and Loving-Kindness in Patients With Borderline Personality Disorder: A Randomized Pilot Study

Overview of attention for article published in Clinical Psychology & Psychotherapy, January 2016
Altmetric Badge

About this Attention Score

  • In the top 25% of all research outputs scored by Altmetric
  • Good Attention Score compared to outputs of the same age (79th percentile)
  • Good Attention Score compared to outputs of the same age and source (75th percentile)

Mentioned by

twitter
9 tweeters
facebook
1 Facebook page

Citations

dimensions_citation
71 Dimensions

Readers on

mendeley
311 Mendeley
You are seeing a free-to-access but limited selection of the activity Altmetric has collected about this research output. Click here to find out more.
Title
Fostering Self-Compassion and Loving-Kindness in Patients With Borderline Personality Disorder: A Randomized Pilot Study
Published in
Clinical Psychology & Psychotherapy, January 2016
DOI 10.1002/cpp.2000
Pubmed ID
Authors

Albert Feliu-Soler, Juan Carlos Pascual, Matilde Elices, Ana Martín-Blanco, Cristina Carmona, Ausiàs Cebolla, Vicente Simón, Joaquim Soler

Abstract

The aim of this randomized pilot study is to investigate the effects of a short training programme in loving-kindness and compassion meditation (LKM/CM) in patients with borderline personality disorder. Patients were allocated to LKM/CM or mindfulness continuation training (control group). Patients in the LKM/CM group showed greater changes in Acceptance compared with the control group. Remarkable changes in borderline symptomatology, self-criticism and self-kindness were also observed in the LKM/CM group. Mechanistic explanations and therapeutic implications of the findings are discussed. Three weeks of loving-kindness and compassion meditations increased acceptance of the present-moment experience in patients with borderline personality disorder. Significant improvements in the severity of borderline symptoms, self-criticism, mindfulness, acceptance and self-kindness were observed after the LKM/CM intervention. LKM/CM is a promising complementary strategy for inclusion in mindfulness-based interventions and Dialectical Behavioural Therapy for treating core symptoms in borderline personality disorder. Copyright © 2016 John Wiley & Sons, Ltd.

Twitter Demographics

The data shown below were collected from the profiles of 9 tweeters who shared this research output. Click here to find out more about how the information was compiled.

Mendeley readers

The data shown below were compiled from readership statistics for 311 Mendeley readers of this research output. Click here to see the associated Mendeley record.

Geographical breakdown

Country Count As %
Spain 3 <1%
United Kingdom 1 <1%
Ireland 1 <1%
Unknown 306 98%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Student > Doctoral Student 41 13%
Student > Bachelor 40 13%
Student > Ph. D. Student 38 12%
Student > Master 38 12%
Researcher 29 9%
Other 60 19%
Unknown 65 21%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Psychology 138 44%
Medicine and Dentistry 33 11%
Social Sciences 15 5%
Neuroscience 10 3%
Nursing and Health Professions 8 3%
Other 24 8%
Unknown 83 27%

Attention Score in Context

This research output has an Altmetric Attention Score of 7. This is our high-level measure of the quality and quantity of online attention that it has received. This Attention Score, as well as the ranking and number of research outputs shown below, was calculated when the research output was last mentioned on 13 June 2017.
All research outputs
#4,602,170
of 22,842,950 outputs
Outputs from Clinical Psychology & Psychotherapy
#279
of 811 outputs
Outputs of similar age
#82,497
of 396,721 outputs
Outputs of similar age from Clinical Psychology & Psychotherapy
#3
of 12 outputs
Altmetric has tracked 22,842,950 research outputs across all sources so far. Compared to these this one has done well and is in the 79th percentile: it's in the top 25% of all research outputs ever tracked by Altmetric.
So far Altmetric has tracked 811 research outputs from this source. They typically receive more attention than average, with a mean Attention Score of 9.2. This one has gotten more attention than average, scoring higher than 65% of its peers.
Older research outputs will score higher simply because they've had more time to accumulate mentions. To account for age we can compare this Altmetric Attention Score to the 396,721 tracked outputs that were published within six weeks on either side of this one in any source. This one has done well, scoring higher than 79% of its contemporaries.
We're also able to compare this research output to 12 others from the same source and published within six weeks on either side of this one. This one has done well, scoring higher than 75% of its contemporaries.