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Acceptance and Commitment Therapy: An Experiential Approach to Behavior Change
Part I: The Problem and the Approach. The Dilemma of Human Suffering. The Philosophical and Theoretical Foundation of ACT. The ACT Model of Psychopathology and Human Suffering. Part II: Clinical
Acceptance and commitment therapy: model, processes and outcomes.
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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.
Preliminary psychometric properties of the Acceptance and Action Questionnaire-II: a revised measure of psychological inflexibility and experiential avoidance.
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The development and psychometric evaluation of a second version of the Acceptance and Action Questionnaire (AAQ-II), which assesses the construct referred to as, variously, acceptance, experiential avoidance, and psychological inflexibility, indicates the satisfactory structure, reliability, and validity of this measure.
Measuring experiential avoidance: A preliminary test of a working model
The present study describes the development of a short, general measure of experiential avoidance, based on a specific theoretical approach to this process. A theoretically driven iterative
Acceptance and Commitment Therapy, Relational Frame Theory, and the Third Wave of Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies.
The first wave of behavior therapy countered the excesses and scientific weakness of existing nonempirical clinical traditions through empirically studied first-order change efforts linked to
Acceptance and Commitment Therapy: The Process and Practice of Mindful Change
Part I: Foundations and the Model. The Dilemma of Human Suffering. The Foundations of ACT: Taking a Functional Contextual Approach. Psychological Flexibility as a Unified Model of Human Functioning.
Relational frame theory: a post-Skinnerian account of human language and cognition.
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This chapter discusses language and Cognition, Relational Frame Theory, and Religion, Spirituality, and Transcendence: Constructing an Alternative Approach Within the Behavioral Tradition.
ACT Made Simple: An Easy-To-Read Primer on Acceptance and Commitment Therapy
Would you like to be less stressed and more fulfilled at work? Then join the many thousands of therapists and life coaches worldwide who are learning acceptance and commitment therapy (ACT). ACT is
Acceptance and Commitment Therapy and the New Behavior Therapies: Mindfulness, Acceptance, and Relationship.
Beyond their existence in the behavior therapy tradition broadly defined, no single factor unites the methods presented in this volume more than how hard it is to classify them using existing terms
Acceptance-Based Treatment for Smoking Cessation
This pilot study applied a theoretically derived model of acceptance-based treatment process to smoking cessation, and compared it to a pharmacological treatment based on a medical dependence model.
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