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The Assessment of Present-Moment Awareness and Acceptance
The purpose of this project was to develop a bidimensional measure of mindfulness to assess its two key components: present-moment awareness and acceptance. The development and psychometricExpand
A Randomized Controlled Effectiveness Trial of Acceptance and Commitment Therapy and Cognitive Therapy for Anxiety and Depression
Acceptance and commitment therapy (ACT) has a small but growing database of support. One hundred and one heterogeneous outpatients reporting moderate to severe levels of anxiety or depression wereExpand
Cognitive biases in generalized social phobia.
Judgmental biases for threat-relevant stimuli are thought to be important mechanisms underlying the etiology and maintenance of anxiety disorders. The authors hypothesized (a) that people withExpand
Acute treatment of inpatients with psychotic symptoms using Acceptance and Commitment Therapy: pilot results.
Cognitive behavior therapy (CBT) has been demonstrated in a number of randomized controlled trials to be efficacious as an adjunctive treatment for psychotic disorders. Emerging evidence suggests theExpand
A comparison of acceptance- and control-based strategies for coping with food cravings: an analog study.
The present study utilized an analog paradigm to investigate the effectiveness of two strategies for coping with food cravings, which was theorized to be critical to the maintenance of weight loss.Expand
An Open Trial of an Acceptance-Based Behavioral Intervention for Weight Loss
Abstract Innovative approaches are urgently needed to improve behavioral treatment for weight loss. The weight regain that is so common after treatment may be a result of an environment that makes itExpand
mHealth: a mechanism to deliver more accessible, more effective mental health care.
UNLABELLED The increased popularity and functionality of mobile devices has a number of implications for the delivery of mental health services. Effective use of mobile applications has the potentialExpand
The Mind Your Health Project: A Randomized Controlled Trial of an Innovative Behavioral Treatment for Obesity
Objective: To determine whether acceptance‐based behavioral treatment (ABT) would result in greater weight loss than standard behavioral treatment (SBT), and whether treatment effects were moderatedExpand
The Drexel defusion scale: A new measure of experiential distancing
Defusion, the ability to achieve psychological distance from internal experiences such as thoughts and feelings, is considered to be a key mechanism of cognitive behavior therapy and is particularlyExpand
Acceptance and Commitment Therapy for Generalized Social Anxiety Disorder
Despite the demonstrated efficacy of cognitive-behavior therapy (CBT) for social anxiety disorder (SAD), many individuals do not respond to treatment or demonstrate residual symptoms and impairmentExpand