Research on MBCL is growing with promising results in clinical and non-clinical populations, with face-to-face and online interventions, in uncontrolled and controlled, quantitative and qualitative studies. Click below to view the abstract or full text of the articles.
Bartels-Velthuis, A. A., Schroevers, M. J., Ploeg, K. van der, Koster, F., Fleer, J., & Brink, E. van den. (2016). A Mindfulness-Based Compassionate Living training in a heterogeneous sample of psychiatric outpatients: a feasibility study. Mindfulness, 7, 809–818. Click here
Krieger, T., Reber, F., Von Glutz, B., Urech, A., Moser, C.T., Schulz, A., & Berger, T. (2019). An Internet-Based Compassion-Focused Intervention for Increased Self-Criticism: A Randomized Controlled Trial. Behavior Therapy 50, 430–445. Click here
Krieger, T., Martig, D.S., Brink, E. van den, & Berger, T. (2016). Working on self-compassion online: A proof of concept and feasibility study. Internet Interventions, 6, 64–70. Click here
Ondrejková, N., Halamová, J. & Strnádelová, B. (2020). Effect of the intervention mindfulness based compassionate living on the level of self-criticism and self-compassion. Current Psychology (2020). Click here
Schuling, R., Huijbers, M.J., van Ravesteijn, H., Kuyken, W. & Speckens, A. E. M. (2021). Mindfulness-Based Compassionate Living (MBCL): a Qualitative Study into the Added Value of Compassion in Recurrent Depression. Mindfulness (2021). Click here
Schuling, R., Huijbers, M. J., Van Ravesteijn, H., Donders, R., Cillessen, L., Kuyken, W. & Speckens, A. E. M. (2020). Recovery from recurrent depression: Randomized controlled trial of the efficacy of mindfulness-based compassionate living compared with treatment-as-usual on depressive symptoms and its consolidation at longer term follow-up. Journal of Affective Disorders, 273, 265-273. Click here
Schuling, R., Huijbers, M., Jansen, H., Metzemaekers, R., Brink, E. van den, Koster, F., Ravesteijn, H. van, & Speckens, A. (2018). The co-creation and feasibility of a compassion training as a follow-up to mindfulness-based cognitive therapy in patients with recurrent depression. Mindfulness, 9(2), 412-422. Click here
Schuling, R., Huijbers, M. J., van Ravesteijn, H., Donders, R., Kuyken, W., & Speckens, A. E. M. (2016). A parallel-group, randomized controlled trial into the effectiveness of Mindfulness-Based Compassionate Living (MBCL) compared to treatment-as-usual in recurrent depression: Trial design and protocol. Contemporary Clinical Trials, 50, 77-83. Click here
For access to the full version of Rhoda Schuling's doctoral thesis on MBCL for recurrent depression
Schuling, R. (2020). Compassion in depression - Mindfulness-based compassionate living for recurrent depression. Doctoral thesis Radboud University, Nimwegen. Click here
Below a first research paper on the Interpersonal Mindfulness Program.
Bartels-Velthuis, A.A., Brink, E. van den, Koster, F., & Hoenders. H.J.R. (published online 26 August 2020). The Interpersonal Mindfulness Program for Health Care Professionals: a Feasibility Study. Mindfulness, 11, 2629-2638. Click here