Nicola Petrocchi Ph.D., Psy.D.
Nicola Petrocchi Ph.D., Psy.D.
Professor of Psychology, John Cabot University (Rome)
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Protection or vulnerability? A meta‐analysis of the relations between the positive and negative components of self‐compassion and psychopathology
P Muris, N Petrocchi
Clinical psychology & psychotherapy 24 (2), 373-383, 2017
Psychological and physiological effects of compassionate mind training: A pilot randomised controlled study
M Matos, C Duarte, J Duarte, J Pinto-Gouveia, N Petrocchi, J Basran, ...
Mindfulness 8, 1699-1712, 2017
Compassion-based therapy for trauma-related shame and posttraumatic stress: Initial evaluation using a multiple baseline design
TM Au, S Sauer-Zavala, MW King, N Petrocchi, DH Barlow, BT Litz
Behavior therapy 48 (2), 207-221, 2017
The impact of gratitude on depression and anxiety: The mediating role of criticizing, attacking, and reassuring the self
N Petrocchi, A Couyoumdjian
Self and Identity 15 (2), 191-205, 2016
The current and future role of heart rate variability for assessing and training compassion
JN Kirby, JR Doty, N Petrocchi, P Gilbert
Frontiers in Public Health 5, 249499, 2017
Protection as the mirror image of psychopathology: further critical notes on the self-compassion scale
P Muris, H Otgaar, N Petrocchi
Mindfulness 7, 787-790, 2016
Dimensionality of self-compassion: Translation and construct validation of the self-compassion scale in an Italian sample
N Petrocchi, C Ottaviani, A Couyoumdjian
Journal of mental health 23 (2), 72-77, 2014
The compassionate vagus: A meta-analysis on the connection between compassion and heart rate variability
M Di Bello, L Carnevali, N Petrocchi, JF Thayer, P Gilbert, C Ottaviani
Neuroscience & Biobehavioral Reviews 116, 21-30, 2020
Mindfulness facets distinctively predict depressive symptoms after two years: The mediating role of rumination
N Petrocchi, C Ottaviani
Personality and Individual Differences 93, 92-96, 2016
The social brain and heart rate variability: Implications for psychotherapy
N Petrocchi, S Cheli
Psychology and Psychotherapy: Theory, Research and Practice 92 (2), 208-223, 2019
Compassion at the mirror: Exposure to a mirror increases the efficacy of a self-compassion manipulation in enhancing soothing positive affect and heart rate variability
N Petrocchi, C Ottaviani, A Couyoumdjian
The Journal of Positive Psychology 12 (6), 525-536, 2017
Intrapsychic and interpersonal guilt: a critical review of the recent literature
S Carně, N Petrocchi, C Del Miglio, F Mancini, A Couyoumdjian
Cognitive processing 14 (4), 333-346, 2013
The factor structure of the forms of self-criticising/attacking & self-reassuring scale in thirteen distinct populations
J Halamová, M Kanovský, P Gilbert, NA Troop, DC Zuroff, N Hermanto, ...
Journal of Psychopathology and Behavioral Assessment 40, 736-751, 2018
I embrace my LGB identity: Self-reassurance, social safeness, and the distinctive relevance of authenticity to well-being in Italian lesbians, gay men, and bisexual people
N Petrocchi, J Pistella, M Salvati, N Carone, F Laghi, R Baiocco
Sexuality Research and Social Policy 17 (1), 75-86, 2020
Autonomic correlates of physical and moral disgust
C Ottaviani, F Mancini, N Petrocchi, B Medea, A Couyoumdjian
International Journal of Psychophysiology 89 (1), 57-62, 2013
Differences between people who use only Facebook and those who use Facebook plus Twitter
N Petrocchi, A Asnaani, AP Martinez, A Nadkarni, SG Hofmann
International Journal of Human-Computer Interaction 31 (2), 157-165, 2015
Loving‐kindness meditation to target affect in mood disorders: A proof‐of‐concept study
SG Hofmann, N Petrocchi, J Steinberg, M Lin, K Arimitsu, S Kind, ...
Evidence‐Based Complementary and Alternative Medicine 2015 (1), 269126, 2015
Self‐reassurance, not self‐esteem, serves as a buffer between self‐criticism and depressive symptoms
N Petrocchi, F Dentale, P Gilbert
Psychology and Psychotherapy: Theory, Research and Practice 92 (3), 394-406, 2019
The role of social connection on the experience of COVID-19 related post-traumatic growth and stress
M Matos, K McEwan, M Kanovský, J Halamová, SR Steindl, N Ferreira, ...
PLoS One 16 (12), e0261384, 2021
A tailored compassion-focused therapy program for sexual minority young adults with depressive symotomatology: Study protocol for a randomized controlled trial
CA Pepping, A Lyons, R McNair, JN Kirby, N Petrocchi, P Gilbert
BMC psychology 5, 1-7, 2017
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