Mindfulness, Compassion, and Self-Compassion as Moderator of Environmental Support on Competency in Mental Health Nursing

Rizal, Fajar and Egan, Helen and Mantzios, Michael (2021) Mindfulness, Compassion, and Self-Compassion as Moderator of Environmental Support on Competency in Mental Health Nursing. SN Comprehensive Clinical Medicine, 3 (7). pp. 1534-1543. ISSN 2523-8973

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Abstract

Abstract: This research explored the established relationship between environmental support and competency for Mental Health Nurses, intending to investigate whether the tendency to display higher levels of mindfulness, compassion, and self-compassion might buffer the effect of a poor environment on competency. One questionnaire was comprised of five pre-developed questionnaires, which included all items examining environmental support, competency, mindfulness, compassion, and self-compassion. Mental Health Nurses (n = 103) were recruited from online forums and social media group pages in the UK. The result showed environmental support related positively to competency. Furthermore, the positive relationship of competency with environmental support was moderated when controlling for compassion but did not with mindfulness and self-compassion, although subscales showed some further interactions. When poor environmental support influences the competency of mental health professionals, compassion and mindfulness-based interactions may have the potential to uphold competency.

Item Type: Article
Additional Information: ** From Springer Nature via Jisc Publications Router ** History: accepted 13-04-2021; registration 13-04-2021; online 20-04-2021; pub-electronic 20-04-2021; pub-print 07-2021. ** Licence for this article: http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/
Identification Number: https://doi.org/10.1007/s42399-021-00904-5
Date: 20 April 2021
Uncontrolled Keywords: Medicine, Topical Collection on Medicine, Mental Health Nursing, Competency, Mindfulness, Self-compassion, Compassion, Environmental support
Subjects: C800 Psychology
Divisions: Faculty of Business, Law and Social Sciences > School of Social Sciences > Dept. Psychology
SWORD Depositor: JISC PubRouter
Depositing User: JISC PubRouter
Date Deposited: 22 Jun 2021 11:54
Last Modified: 22 Jun 2021 11:54
URI: http://www.open-access.bcu.ac.uk/id/eprint/11806

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