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

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  • A. Beck
  • Psychology
    Journal of consulting and clinical psychology
  • 1993
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