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Worthington and Lang-berg (2012) argue further that military personnel with combat exposure may be particularly vulnerable to the effects of self-condemnation that might cripple one's physical, mental, social, and spiritual health.
The stress response is primarily comprised of negative emotion and might be construed as unforgive-ness toward others, in the case that one is rhe victim of an offense, or as self-condemnation, in the case that one is the perpetrator of an offense.
2002), we predicted that the negative rumination induction in this study would not induce perceptions of divine forgiveness associated with honest confession, but rather would prompt strong enough negative emotion that people would experience greater self-condemnation and distance from God's forgiveness.
We studied implications for their behavioral remorse, self-condemnation, subjective emotion, their conciliatory motivations toward the victim (apology, restitution, seeking forgiveness) and God (apology, seeking forgiveness), their perceptions of victim forgiveness and God's forgiveness, and their self-forgiveness.
My students share their stories of verbal self-condemnation.
Self-forgiveness is also seen as a series of cognitive changes that gradually diminish self-condemnation, cease retaliation against the self, and lead to the offering of benevolence to the self (Hall & Fincham, 2005).
In recent years, self-forgiveness as a potential therapeutic tool for helping persons struggling with negative attitudes toward the self such as guilt, shame, self-anger, self-condemnation, and self-hatred has attracted more forgiveness scholars to examine its clinical utility (Hall & Fincham, 2008; Ross, Hertensein, & Wrobel, 2007; Wohl, DeShea, & Wahkinney, 2008).
This inner voice of self-condemnation is tearing you apart and my heart goes out to you.
With counseling, Pam let go of her self-condemnation and returned to the church.
We first examine how military deployment might lead to self-condemnation due to moral failures by wrongdoing or when soldiers let down their peers and themselves.
One has to ask whether Jesus "confused the people" or even the woman herself by this refusal to clarify the intrinsic evil of her behavior and extract a self-condemnation before granting forgiveness, or his failure to publicly condemn the woman herself as a disgrace to Judaism.
A republican character might engage in the pursuit of pleasure, alcoholic or sexual, but the public exposure of such misdeeds as adultery brought forth strong self-condemnations.