Brene Brown's Shame Resilience Theory

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Shame-prone individuals are more likely to engage in blaming others, experience intense feelings of anger, express their anger in destructive ways and report awareness of their anger as resulting in negative long-term consequences for themselves and their relationship with others (Tangney, Stuewig, & Mashek, 2007). In Brene Brown’s (2006) shame resilience theory proposes that shame is a three-part construct containing psychological, social and cultural components: psychological relating to emotions, thoughts and behaviours; social relates to the interpersonal context tied to relationships and connections; and cultural points to meeting expectations within society (Brown, 2006). Interestingly, Brown’s (2006) grounded theory study of women and
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