A systematic review of the use of Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT) in chronic disease and long-term conditions.

@article{Graham2016ASR,
  title={A systematic review of the use of Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT) in chronic disease and long-term conditions.},
  author={Christopher D Graham and Joanna Gouick and Charlotte Krah{\'e} and David Gillanders},
  journal={Clinical psychology review},
  year={2016},
  volume={46},
  pages={
          46-58
        }
}

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