A Research On The Relationship Between Self-Compassion and Attachment Style Of University Students

Nur Başer Baykal, Tuba Kalay Usta, Hale Nur Kılıç, Ahmet Şirin

Abstract


The aim of this study was to reveal the relationship between the self-compassion and attachment of the university students. It was examined whether the levels of self-compassion and attachment differ according to the demographic variables. The research was prepared in a screening model. The study sample group consisted of 366 university students selected randomly by cluster sampling method. Self-Compassion Scale, the Experiences in Close Relationships Inventory and the personal information form prepared by the researcher was administrated. As a result, there was a significant negative correlation between students' self-compassion levels and anxious and avoidant attachment. 


Keywords


Self-compassion, Attachment, Experiences in Close Relationships, Anxious Attachment, Avoi-dant Attachment

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