Shame: Secret Ally of Illness (cont.)

"There is a lot of evidence suggesting this is a good approach," Tangney says. "And to my ears it is all about shame reduction."

Published May 9, 2005.

SOURCES: Michelle E. Friedman, MD, private practice psychiatry; director of pastoral counseling, Yeshivat Chovevei Torah rabbinical seminary; assistant clinical professor, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York. Lawrence Josephs, PhD, professor of psychology, Derner Institute, Adelphi University, Garden City, N.Y. Ilan Meyer, PhD, associate professor of clinical sociomedical sciences , Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University. Laura Smart Richman, PhD, assistant research professor, Duke University. June Tangney, PhD, professor of psychology, George Mason University, Fairfax, Va. The Columbia World of Quotations, Tangney, J.P. and Dearing, R.L., Shame and Guilt, Guilford Press, 2002.

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