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Brebner, J., Donaldson, J., Kirby, N., Ward, L. (1995): Relationship between happiness and personality. Personality and Individual Differences, 19: 251–258. Brunstein, J. C. (1993): Personal

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, and the Dark Triad . Personality and Individual Differences , 66 , 204 – 207 . https://doi.org/10.1016/j.paid.2014.01.008 Aghababaei , N. & Błachnio , A. ( 2015 ). Well

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and life history strategy predict perceptions and reasoning about sexual harassment . Personality and Individual Differences , 72 , 195 – 199 . http://doi.org/10.1016/j.paid.2014.09.002 Dillon , H. M. , Adair , L. E. , Wang , Z. , & Johnson

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Background and aims

Mindfulness-based approaches, derived from centuries of eastern philosophy and practice, have been increasingly incorporated into western medicine. For example, data support the efficacy of mindfulness-based therapies to reduce stress and promote mental health.

Methods

In this study, we briefly review models and approaches to sexual health in the context of considering compulsive sexual behavior disorder, describe mindfulness-based approaches to stress, addiction, and compulsive sexual behaviors, and present a Mindful Model of Sexual Health (MMSH) that incorporates elements of eastern and western philosophies. We further illustrate the clinical utility of the MMSH in a clinical case description.

Results

We propose the MMSH as a holistic and integrative model that honors and acknowledges individual differences and provides mindfulness-based tools and practices to support individuals to proactively manage, balance, and promote sexual and mental health. The MMSH may be used as a framework to organize information regarding physical, mental, emotional, sexual, and relational health, as well as a conceptual map offering navigational skills to access information within one’s mind/body to make informed decisions to promote well-being regarding sexual satisfaction and health. In its organizational structure, the MMSH is divided into eight domains that are theoretically linked to biological functions and may be used to identify and overcome barriers to sexual health through mindful inquiries in clinical practice or educational settings.

Discussion and conclusion

Given its focus on awareness of interoceptive processes through mind/body connectedness, the MMSH may resonate with a wide range of individuals, including those with compulsive sexual behavior disorder.

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and Italy. Personality and Individual Differences, 27, 613–628. Arrindell , W. A., Luteijn , F. (2000) Similarity between intimate partners for personality traits as related to individual levels of

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. Psychological Science , 3 , 251 – 255 . Buunk , A. P. ( 1997 ). Personality, birth order and attachment styles as related to various types of jealousy . Personality and Individual Differences , 23 , 997 – 1006 . Buunk , A. P. , Angleitner , A

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Holbrook, M. B. (1986): Aims, Concepts, and Methods for the Representation of Individual Differences in Esthetic Responses to Design Features. Journal of Consumer Research 13: 337-347. Aims, Concepts, and Methods for the

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. BIRKS , Y. , & ROGER , D. ( 2000 ). Identifying components of type A behaviour: “Toxic” and “non-toxic” achieving . Personality and Individual Differences , 28 , 1093 – 1105

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. Eisen, M.L., & Carlson, E.B. (1998). Individual differences in suggestibility: Examining the influence of dissociation, absorption, and a history of childhood abuse. Applied Cognitive Psychology, 12 , 47–61. Fassler, O., Knox

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Quality of life of young career starters in Hungary

Foglalkoztatott és a munkaerő-piaci szempontból hátrányos helyzetben lévő fiatalok életminőségének összehasonlító vizsgálata

Mentálhigiéné és Pszichoszomatika
Authors: Susánszky Éva, Szántó Zsuzsa, Stauder Adrienne, and Kopp Mária

Creed, P. A., Machin, M. A., Hicks, R. (1996): Neuroticism and mental health outcomes for long-term unemployed youth attending occupational skills training programs. Personality and Individual Differences , 21: 537

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