A Pilot Study of Acceptance and Commitment Therapy as a Workshop Intervention for Body Dissatisfaction and Disordered Eating Attitudes

@article{Pearson2012APS,
  title={A Pilot Study of Acceptance and Commitment Therapy as a Workshop Intervention for Body Dissatisfaction and Disordered Eating Attitudes},
  author={Adria N. Pearson and Victoria M Follette and Steven C. Hayes},
  journal={Cognitive and Behavioral Practice},
  year={2012},
  volume={19},
  pages={181-197}
}
Abstract Body image dissatisfaction is a source of significant distress among non-eating-disordered women, but because it is subclinical it is generally not treated. It remains stable throughout adulthood, and has proven resistant to many prevention interventions. This study presents a pilot test of a practical alternative: a 1-day Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT) workshop targeting body dissatisfaction and disordered eating attitudes. Women with body dissatisfaction ( N  = 73) were… Expand
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