Adulthood Development of Compassion

Project description

This longitudinal prospective project examines what kind of factors affect compassion and its development in adulthood.

Project coordinator

University of Oulu

Project results

Publications (selected)

Saarinen, A. I., Keltikangas-Järvinen, L., Lehtimäki, T., Jula, A., Cloninger, C. R. & Hintsanen, M. (2020). Somatic complaints in early adulthood predict the developmental course of compassion into middle age. Journal of psychosomatic research, 131, p. 109942. doi:10.1016/j.jpsychores.2020.109942 

Saarinen, A., Keltikangas-Järvinen, L., Cloninger, C. R., Veijola, J., Elovainio, M., Lehtimäki, T., Raitakari, O. & Hintsanen, M. (2019). The relationship of dispositional compassion for others with depressive symptoms over a 15-year prospective follow-up. Journal of affective disorders, 250, pp. 354-362. doi:10.1016/j.jad.2019.03.029

Saarinen, A. I. L., Keltikangas-Järvinen, L., Pulkki-Råback, L., Cloninger, C. R., Elovainio, M., Lehtimäki, T., Raitakari, O. & Hintsanen, M. (2019). The relationship of dispositional compassion with well-being: A study with a 15-year prospective follow-up. The journal of positive psychology, pp. 1-15. doi:10.1080/17439760.2019.1663251

People

Mirka Hintsanen

Professor
Jutta Karhu

Jutta Karhu

PhD Student, Psychology