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Experiential Avoidance and Behavioral Disorders: A Functional Dimensional Approach to Diagnosis and Treatment
Syndromal classification is a well-developed diagnostic system but has failed to deliver on its promise of the identification of functional pathological processes. Functional analysis is tightlyExpand
Long-term correlates of child sexual abuse: Theory and review of the empirical literature
Since Browne and Finkelhor's (1986) seminal review of the impact of child sexual abuse, there has been a dramatic increase in the child sexual abuse literature. Because of this tremendous growth inExpand
Mental health and law enforcement professionals: Trauma history, psychological symptoms, and impact of providing services to child sexual abuse survivors
A survey of 558 mental health and law enforcement professionals assessed current and past trauma experiences, exposure to traumatic client material, and the sequelae of both types of personal andExpand
Experiential avoidance and behavioral disorders: A functional dimensional approach to diagnosis and treatment.
Syndromal classification is a well-developed diagnostic system but has failed to deliver on its promise of the identification of functional pathological processes. Functional analysis is tightlyExpand
Experimental avoidance and behavioral disorders: a functional dimensional approach to diagnosis and treatment.
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It is argued that experiential avoidance, as a functional diagnostic dimension, has the potential to integrate the efforts and findings of researchers from a wide variety of theoretical paradigms, research interests, and clinical domains and to lead to testable new approaches to the analysis and treatment of behavioral disorders. Expand
Cumulative trauma: The impact of child sexual abuse, adult sexual assault, and spouse abuse
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The results of this study indicate not only that victimization and revictimization experiences are frequent, but also that the level of trauma specific symptoms are significantly related to the number of different types of reported victimization experiences. Expand
Mindfulness and acceptance: Expanding the cognitive-behavioral tradition.
1. Acceptance and Commitment Therapy and the New Behavior Therapies: Mindfulness, Acceptance, and Relationship, Steven C. Hayes2. Dialectical Behavior Therapy: Synthesizing Radical Acceptance withExpand
Mindfulness and trauma: implications for treatment
Mindfulness, originally a construct used in Eastern spiritual and philosophical traditions, has found new utility in psychotherapy practice. Mindfulness practice has been recently applied toExpand
Cognitive-behavioral therapy for adults.
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Systematic desensitization is procedurally distinct from other forms of exposure therapy in that it involves the explicit pairing of the traumarelated memories and reminders with muscle relaxation to inhibit the fear, whereas other exposure therapy programs do not routinely seek actively to inhibit fear during exposure exercises. Expand
A comparison of group treatments of women sexually abused as children.
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Results suggested that both the IT and process group formats were more effective than the wait list condition in reducing depression and in alleviating distress. Expand
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