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Editorial Nordic Psychology, 2016 Vol. 68, No. 1, 1, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/19012276.2016.1141553 EDITORIAL Even though winter and darkness dominate the days of Nordic countries, I believe that we have a number of articles in this issue that may lighten your days. In this issue we take closer look on blame attribution, stress as cultural phenomenon, test–retest stability of the Bern Inventory of Treatment Goals, factors contributing to separation and divorce and last, but not least, a study the investigates self-compassion and depressive symptoms. “Blame attributions in sexual crimes: Effects of belief in a just world and victim behaviour” is the first article of this issue written by Sara Landström, Leif Strömwall and Helen Alfredsson. They argue that previous research has shown that rape victims may be blamed for the assault but little is known about victim blaming in other sexual crimes. They conducted an experiment, where they examine blame attributions for sexual assault and online sex- ual harassment. A vignette methodology was employed and a community sample answered questions of victim and perpetrator blame after reading one of four different scenarios. The studied showed that the participants attributed least blame to the non-flirtatious sexual assault victim and most blame was attributed to http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Nordic Psychology Taylor & Francis

Editorial

Nordic Psychology , Volume 68 (1): 1 – Jan 2, 2016

Editorial

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Nordic Psychology, 2016 Vol. 68, No. 1, 1, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/19012276.2016.1141553 EDITORIAL Even though winter and darkness dominate the days of Nordic countries, I believe that we have a number of articles in this issue that may lighten your days. In this issue we take closer look on blame attribution, stress as cultural phenomenon, test–retest stability of the Bern Inventory of Treatment Goals, factors contributing to separation and divorce and last, but not least, a study...
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1904-0016
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1901-2276
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10.1080/19012276.2016.1141553
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Nordic Psychology, 2016 Vol. 68, No. 1, 1, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/19012276.2016.1141553 EDITORIAL Even though winter and darkness dominate the days of Nordic countries, I believe that we have a number of articles in this issue that may lighten your days. In this issue we take closer look on blame attribution, stress as cultural phenomenon, test–retest stability of the Bern Inventory of Treatment Goals, factors contributing to separation and divorce and last, but not least, a study the investigates self-compassion and depressive symptoms. “Blame attributions in sexual crimes: Effects of belief in a just world and victim behaviour” is the first article of this issue written by Sara Landström, Leif Strömwall and Helen Alfredsson. They argue that previous research has shown that rape victims may be blamed for the assault but little is known about victim blaming in other sexual crimes. They conducted an experiment, where they examine blame attributions for sexual assault and online sex- ual harassment. A vignette methodology was employed and a community sample answered questions of victim and perpetrator blame after reading one of four different scenarios. The studied showed that the participants attributed least blame to the non-flirtatious sexual assault victim and most blame was attributed to

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Published: Jan 2, 2016

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