Acceptance and Commitment Therapy versus Traditional Cognitive Behavioral Therapy : A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis of Current Empirical Evidence

@inproceedings{Ruiz2012AcceptanceAC,
  title={Acceptance and Commitment Therapy versus Traditional Cognitive Behavioral Therapy : A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis of Current Empirical Evidence},
  author={Francisco J. Garcix0301a Ruiz},
  year={2012}
}
Controversy remains about the empirical status of acceptance and commitment therapy (ACT) and its presumably different characteristics relative to traditional cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT). The current study aims to shed some light in this respect by conducting a systematic review and meta-analysis of the studies that have empirically compared ACT versus CBT. Sixteen studies comparing differential outcomes (N= 954) of ACT versus CBT in diverse problems were identified following several… CONTINUE READING
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