Dr. Bluth's work has also been featured in several issues of Mindful including October 2016, August 2015, April 2015, and February 2015.


Selected peer-reviewed articles by Dr. Karen Bluth:

Lathren, C., Bluth, K., Park, J. (2019). Adolescent Self-Compassion Moderates the Relationship Between Perceived Stress and Internalizing Symptoms, Personality and Individual Differences, 143, 36-41.

Lathren, C., Bluth, K., Campo, R. A., Tan, W. (2018). Young Adult Cancer Survivors’ Experiences with A Mindful Self-Compassion (MSC) Video-Chat Intervention: A  Qualitative Analysis, Self and Identity, 17(6), 646-665.

Campo, R.A., Bluth, K., Santacroce, S., Spivey, S., Tan, W., Gold, S., Phillips, K., & Gaylord, S., Asher, G. A. (2017). Mindful self-compassion videoconference intervention for nationally recruited posttreatment young adult cancer survivors: Feasibility, acceptability, and psychosocial outcomes, Journal of Supportive Care in Cancer.

Bluth, K., & Eisenlour-Moul, T. (2017). Response to a mindful self-compassion intervention in teens: A within-person association of mindfulness, self-compassion, and emotional well-being outcomes, Journal of Adolescence.

Bluth, K., Roberson, P., & Girdler, S. (2017). Adolescent sex differences in response to a mindfulness intervention: A call for research, Journal of Child and Family Studies. doi: 10.1007/s10826-017-0696-6.

Bluth, K., Campo, R., Futch, W. Gaylord, S. (2016). Age and gender differences in the associations of self-compassion and emotional well-being in a large adolescent sample, Journal of Youth and Adolescence, 46(4), 840-853. doi: 10.1007/s10964-016-0567-2.

Bluth, K., Gaylord, S., Campo, R., Mullarkey, M., Hobbs, L. (2016). Making friends with yourself: A mixed methods pilot study of a mindful self-compassion program for adolescents, Mindfulness 7(2), 479-492, doi: 10.1007/s12671-015-0476-6.

Bluth, K., Roberson, P.E., Gaylord, S., Grewen, K., Faurot, K., Arzon, S., Girdler, S. (2016). Does self-compassion protect adolescents from stress? Journal of Child and Family Studies 25(4), 1098-1109, doi: 10.1007/s10826-015-0307-3.

Bluth, K., Campo, R., Pruteanu-Malinici, S., Reams, A., Mullarkey, M., & Broderick, P.C. (2016). A school-based mindfulness pilot study for ethnically diverse at-risk adolescents, Mindfulness 7(1), 90-104, doi: 10.1007/s12671-014-0376-1.

Bluth, K., Gaylord, S., Nguyen, K., Bunevicius, A., & Girdler, S.S. (2015). Mindfulness-based     stress reduction as a promising intervention for amelioration of premenstrual dysphoric disorder symptoms, Mindfulness 6(6), 1292-1302, doi: 10.1007/s12671-015-0397-4.

Bluth, K., Roberson, P.E., & Gaylord, S. (2015). A pilot study of a mindfulness intervention for   adolescents and the potential role of self-compassion in lowering stress, Explore: The Journal of Science and Healing, 11(4) 292-295, 10.1016/j.explore.2015.04.005.

Kiken, L., Garland, E., Bluth, K., Palsson, O., & Gaylord, S. (2015). From a state to a trait: Trajectories of state mindfulness in meditation during intervention predict changes in trait mindfulness, Personality and Individual Differences, 41-46, doi: 10.1016/j.paid.2014.12.044.

Bluth, K. & Blanton, P. (2015). The influence of self-compassion on emotional well-being   outcomes among younger and older adolescent males and females, Journal of Positive Psychology, 10, 219-230, doi:10.1080/17439760.2014.936967.

Bluth, K., & Blanton, P. (2014). Mindfulness and self-compassion: Exploring pathways to adolescent emotional well-being, Journal of Child and Family Studies, 23, 1298-1309, doi: 10.1007/s10826-013-9830-2.

Bluth, K., Roberson, P., Sams, J., & Billen, R. (2013). A stress model for parents of children with autism spectrum disorders and the introduction of a mindfulness intervention, Journal of Family Theory and Review, 194-213. doi: 10.1111/jftr.12015.

Bluth, K., Mullarkey, M., Lathren, C. (2018). Are Adolescents who have Greater Self- Compassion More Resilient and More Likely to Embrace New Experiences? Journal of Child and Family Studies, 10.1007/s10826-018-1125-1.

Bluth, K., & Neff, K. (2018). New frontiers in understanding the benefits of self-compassion. Self and Identity. 10.1080/15298868.2018.1508494.

Bluth, K., & Wahler, R. (2011). Does effort matter in mindful parenting? Mindfulness, 2, 175-178, doi: 10.1007/s12671-011-0056-3.

Bluth, K., & Wahler, R. (2011). Parenting preschoolers: Can mindfulness help? Mindfulness, 2, 282-285, doi: 10.1007/s12671-011-0071-4.