The Dynamic of Self-Compassion Reviewed from the Characteristics of a Disease

Anifah, Anifah and Hutahaean, E S H (2020) The Dynamic of Self-Compassion Reviewed from the Characteristics of a Disease. In: ICSET 2019, 23 November 2019, Jakarta, Indonesia.

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The act of caring about oneself by treating it well unconditionally is known as self compassion. Many people take it for granted until they have to experience a suffering. This research aims to explore how the characteristics of a disease, of both the mild one and the severe one, can affect the level of someone’s self-compassion. Total number of research subjects is 101 people, who suffer from mild and severe diseases. The method used in this research is the quantitative study, the data is then analyzed descriptively to categorize the diseases. It is then followed by the comparation, correlation, and regression tests. The result of descriptive analysis shows that self-compassion level in subjects with severe diseases is higher. The correlation test results show that disease categorization is positively associated with self-compassion. This finding reveals that when the category of a subject’s disease level up, self-compassion will improve. The regression test show that disease categorization affects self-compassion, there’s indication that the characteristics of a subject’s disease can be highly significant to their level of self-compassion, especially with regard to their health. The worse the disease, the higher the level of self-compassion.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Uncontrolled Keywords: self compassion disease characteristics patient
Subjects: Q Science > Q Science (General)
T Technology > T Technology (General)
T Technology > TA Engineering (General). Civil engineering (General)
Depositing User: EAI Editor IV
Date Deposited: 30 Jun 2021 12:30
Last Modified: 30 Jun 2021 12:30

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