Acceptance and Commitment Therapy, Relational Frame Theory, and the Third Wave of Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies - Republished Article.

  title={Acceptance and Commitment Therapy, Relational Frame Theory, and the Third Wave of Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies - Republished Article.},
  author={Steven C. Hayes},
  journal={Behavior therapy},
  volume={47 6},
  • S. Hayes
  • Published 1 November 2016
  • Psychology
  • Behavior therapy
Acceptance and Commitment Therapy for Major Depressive Disorder: Insights into a New Generation of Face-to-Face Treatment and Digital Self-Help Approaches.
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The Effect of Acceptance and Commitment Therapy on Hypochondria and Cognitive Emotion Regulation among Divorced Women
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The Online Strength-Informed Acceptance and Commitment Therapy Among COVID-19-Affected Adolescents
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The Effectiveness of Acceptance and Commitment Therapy on Irrational Beliefs and Death Attitude in the Elderly
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Cognitive therapy: past, present, and future.
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  • Psychology
    Journal of consulting and clinical psychology
  • 1993
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The future will bring with it increased demands on cognitive therapy for evaluation of processes of change, including identification of therapeutic specifics and nonspecifics, technical specification of the process of therapy, and examination of therapist and patient predictors of change), and accountability and efficiency in the public and private sectors.
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ions as internal properties of clients rather than as hypothetical constructs of therapists has resulted in considerable confusion about the types of changes effected by different approaches to the
The use of acceptance and commitment therapy to prevent the rehospitalization of psychotic patients: a randomized controlled trial.
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  • Psychology
    Journal of consulting and clinical psychology
  • 2002
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