Self-compassion is an important part of recovery for people with eating disorders, University of Queensland researchers have found.

The School of Psychology study reviewed the use of compassion focussed therapy (CFT) in the treatment of eating and weight concerns.

CFT, which has grown over the last two decades, encourages self-compassion to alleviate suffering that is created by an individual’s self-criticism and shame.

UQ researcher Dr Stan Steindl said the review into CFT for eating disorders (CFT-E) found promising results for adults with eating disorder…
Disorders and Conditions – Healthcanal.com

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