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Scientific Papers and Book Chapters

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Scientific Papers and Book Chapters

Below is a list of the scientific papers and book chapters I have published over the years. Click on the link embedded in the paper titles to see the abstract at the publishers' website. Also, feel free to go to my researcher page at ResearchGate.

Adie, T., Steindl, S. R., Kirby, J. N., Kane, R. T., & Mazzucchelli, T. G. (2021). The relationship between self-compassion and depressive symptoms: Avoidance and activation as mediators. Mindfulness, 12, 1748–1756 (2021). DOI: 10.1007/s12671-021-01637-1

Boyle, G.J., Ward J., & Steindl S.R. (1994). Psychometric properties of Russells' short form of the Booklet Category Test. Perceptual and Motor Skills, 79, 128 - 130. DOI: 10.2466/pms.1994.79.1.128

Cavalcanti, L.G., Steindl, S. R., Matos, M., & Boschen, M. J. (2021). Fears of compassion magnify the effects of rumination and worry on the relationship between self-criticism and depression. Current Psychology. DOI: 10.1007/s12144-021-01510-3

Halford, W. K., Steindl S.R., Varghese, F.N., & Schweitzer, R.D. (2000). Observed family interaction and outcome in patients with first admission psychoses.  Behavior Therapy, 30, 555-580. DOI: 10.1016/S0005-7894(99)80025-2

Hart, J. S., Kirby, J. N., Steindl, S. R., Kane, R. T., & Mazzucchelli, T. G. (2020). Insecure striving, self-criticism, and depression: The prospective moderating role of fear of compassion from others, Mindfulness, 11, 1699–1709. DOI: 10.1007/s12671-020-01385-8

Kirby, J. N., Steindl, S. R., & Doty, J. R. (2017). Compassion as the highest ethic. In L.M. Monteiro, J. Compson, & R.F. Musten, (Eds.), A Practitioner’s Guide to Ethics in Mindfulness-Based Interventions. pp. 253-277. Mindfulness in Behavioral Health. Springer, Cham.

Kirby, J. N., Tellegen, C., & Steindl, S. R. (2017). A meta-analysis of compassion-based interventions: Current state of knowledge and future directions. Behavior Therapy, 48, 778-792. DOI: 10.1016/j.beth.2017.06.003

Matias, M. A., Steindl, S. R., Plonka, K. A., Pukkallus, M., Palmer, J., Holcombe, T., Seymour, G. J., & Marshall, R. I. (2013). Do school based anti-smoking campaigns delivered by oral health therapists work? Australian Dental Journal, 58 (3), 301-305. DOI: 10.1111/adj.12078

Matos, M., Galhardo, A., Moura-Ramos, M., Steindl, S. R., Bortolon, C., Hiramatsu, Y., Baumann, T., Yiu, R. X. Q., & Ferreira, C. (2021). Measuring shame across five countries: Dimensionality and measurement invariance of the external and internal shame scale. Current Psychology, online first article. DOI: 10.1007/s12144-021-02019-5

Matos, M., Gonçalves, E., Palmeira, L. S. N., Melo, I., Steindl, S. R., & Gomes, A. A. (2021). Advancing the assessment of compassion: Psychometric study of the Compassion Motivation and Action Scales in a Portuguese sample. Current Psychology. DOI: 10.1007/s12144-021-02311-4

Matos, M., McEwan, K., Kanovský, M., Halamová, J., Steindl, S. R., Ferreira, N.,.… Gilbert, P. (2021). Fears of compassion magnify the harmful effects of threat of COVID-19 on mental health and social safeness across 21 countries. Clinical Psychology & Psychotherapy, 1– 17. DOI: 10.1002/cpp.2601

Matos, M., McEwan, K., Kanovský, M., Halamová, J., Steindl, S. R., Ferreira, N.,.… Gilbert, P. (2021). The role of social connection on the experience of COVID-19 related post-traumatic growth and stress. PLoS ONE, 16(12): e0261384. DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0261384

Matos, M., McEwan, K., Kanovský, M., Halamová, J., Steindl, S. R., Ferreira, N.,.… Gilbert, P. (2022). Compassion protects mental health and social safeness during the COVID-19 pandemic across 21 countries. Mindfulness. DOI: 10.1007/s12671-021-01822-2

Matos, M., & Steindl, S. R. (2020). “You are already all you need to be”: A case illustration of compassion-focused therapy for shame and perfectionism. Journal of Clinical Psychology, 76 (11), 1-18. DOI: 10.1002/jclp.23055

Matos, M., & Steindl, S. (2022). Shame in the Context of Grief. In D. L. Harris & A. H. Y. Ho (Eds.), Compassion-Based Approaches in Loss and Grief (pp. 157-166). Routledge.

Matos, M., Steindl, S. R., Gilbert, P., & Pinto-Gouveia, J. (2020). Shame memories that shape who we are. In P. Gilbert & J. N. Kirby (Eds.), Making an impact on mental health. Taylor & Francis Group: London.

McLean, L., Bambling, M., & Steindl, S. R. (2018). Perspectives on self-compassion from adult female survivors of sexual abuse and the counselors who work with them. Journal of Interpersonal Violence, 36, published online. DOI: 10.1177%2F0886260518793975

McLean, L., Steindl, S. R., & Bambling, M. (2017). Compassion Focused Therapy as an intervention for adult survivors of childhood sexual abuse. Journal of Child Sexual Abuse, published online. DOI: 10.1080/10538712.2017.1390718

McLean, L., Steindl, S. R., & Bambling, M. (2022). Compassion focused group therapy for adult female survivors of childhood sexual abuse: A preliminary investigation. Mindfulness, 13, 1144–1157. DOI: 10.1007/s12671-022-01837-3

Mitchell, A. E., Whittingham, K., Steindl, S. R., & Kirby, J. N. (2018). Feasibility and acceptability of a brief online self-compassion intervention for mothers of infants. Archives of Women's Mental Health, 21, 553–561. DOI: 10.1007/s00737-018-0829-y

Sorensen, S., Steindl, S. R., Dingle, G. A. & Garcia, A. (2018). Comparing the effects of loving-kindness meditation (LKM), music and LKM plus music on psychological well-being. The Journal of Psychology: Interdisciplinary and Applied, 153, 3, 267-287. DOI: 10.1080/00223980.2018.1516610

Steindl, S., Bell, T., Dixon, A., & Kirby, J. N. (2022). Therapist perspectives on working with fears, blocks and resistances to compassion in compassion focused therapy. Counselling and Psychotherapy Research. DOI: 10.1002/capr.12530

Steindl, S. R., & Boyle, G. J. (1995). Use of the Booklet Category Test to assess abstract concept formation in schizophrenic disorders. Archives of Clinical Neuropsychology, 10(3), 205-210. DOI: 10.1093/arclin/10.3.205

Steindl, S. R., Buchanan, K., Goss, K., & Allan, S. (2017). Compassion-focused therapy for eating disorders (CFT-E): A qualitative review and recommendations for clinical practice. Clinical Psychologist, 21, 62-73. DOI: 10.1111/cp.12126

Steindl, S. R., & Connor, J. P. (2010). Facilitating Behavioural Change. In M. Groves & J. Fitzgerald (Eds.), Communication Skills in Medicine: Promoting Patient-Centred Care. pp. 33-47. IP Communications Pty Ltd., Australia.

Steindl, S. R., & Connor, J. P. (2020). Enhancing treatment engagement though Motivational Interviewing. In A. Hadler, S. Sutton & L. Osterberg, (Eds.), The Wiley handbook of patient engagement in healthcare treatment: Theory, research and clinical practice. John Wiley & Sons: London.

Steindl, S. R., Kirby, J. N., & Tellegen, C. (2018). Motivational Interviewing as a prelude to compassion-based interventions. Clinical Psychologist. DOI: 10.1111/cp.12146

Steindl, S., & Matos, M. (2022). Compassion-Focused Imagery and Embodiment Practices. In D. L. Harris & A. H. Y. Ho (Eds.), Compassion-Based Approaches in Loss and Grief (pp. 195-203). Routledge.

Steindl, S. R., Matos, M., & Creed, A. (2018). Early shame and safeness memories, and later depressive symptoms and safe affect: The mediating role of self-compassion. Current Psychology. DOI: 10.1007/s12144-018-9990-8

Steindl, S. R., Tellegen, C. L., Filus, A., Seppala, E., Doty, J. R., & Kirby, J. N. (2021). The Compassion Motivation and Action Scales: A self-report measure of compassionate and self-compassionate behaviours. Australian Psychologist, 5, 2, 93-110. DOI: 10.1080/00050067.2021.1893110

Steindl, S. R., Yiu, R. X. Q., Baumann, T.,  & Matos, M. (2020) Comparing compassion across cultures: Similarities and differences among Australians and Singaporeans. Australian Psychologist, 55, 3, 208-219, DOI: 10.1111/ap.12433

Steindl, S. R., Young, R. McD., Creamer, M., & Crompton, D. (2003). Hazardous alcohol use and treatment outcome in male combat veterans with posttraumatic stress disorder. Journal of Traumatic Stress, 16(1), 27-34. DOI: 10.1023/A:1022055110238

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