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Acceptance and commitment therapy: model, processes and outcomes.
TLDR
There are not enough well-controlled studies to conclude that ACT is generally more effective than other active treatments across the range of problems examined, but so far the data are promising.
The impact of acceptance and commitment training and multicultural training on the stigmatizing attitudes and professional burnout of substance abuse counselors
Empirically validated methods for reducing stigma and prejudice toward recipients of behavioral health-care services are badly needed. In the present study, two packages presented in 1-day workshops
Teaching Acceptance and Mindfulness to Improve the Lives of the Obese: A Preliminary Test of a Theoretical Model
TLDR
Preliminary support for the role of acceptance and mindfulness in improving the quality of life of obese individuals while simultaneously augmenting their weight control efforts is provided.
DBT, FAP, and ACT: How empirically oriented are the new behavior therapy technologies?
Dialectical Behavior Therapy, Acceptance and Commitment Therapy, and Functional Analytic Psychotherapy have recently come under fire for “getting ahead of their data” ( Corrigan, 2001 ). The current
Help-Seeking Experiences and Attitudes among African American, Asian American, and European American College Students
The study examined African American, Asian American, and European American college students’ previous direct and indirect experiences of seeking professional psychological services and related
Cognitive defusion and self-relevant negative thoughts: examining the impact of a ninety year old technique.
TLDR
The present study examined the impact of a cognitive defusion technique first described by Titchener nearly 90 years ago: rapidly repeating a single word, compared to a distraction task and to a thought control task on reductions in the discomfort and believability of self-relevant negative thoughts.
Help-Seeking Attitudes, Mental Health Stigma, and Self-Concealment Among African American College Students
Stigma has been noted as a major obstacle of mental health service use among African Americans. The present study investigated whether mental health stigma and self-concealment were uniquely
The effects of cognitive defusion and thought distraction on emotional discomfort and believability of negative self-referential thoughts.
TLDR
The cognitive defusion condition reduced the emotional discomfort and believability of negative self-referential thoughts significantly greater than comparison conditions and the defusion technique with participants with elevated depressive symptoms.
A Parametric Study of Cognitive Defusion and the Believability and Discomfort of Negative Self-Relevant Thoughts
TLDR
This study lends support to the cognitive defusion interpretation of the effect of word repetition, suggesting that emotional discomfort and believability may be distinctive functional aspects of cognitive events.
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