Acceptance and commitment therapy for fibromyalgia: A randomized controlled trial

@article{Wicksell2013AcceptanceAC,
  title={Acceptance and commitment therapy for fibromyalgia: A randomized controlled trial},
  author={Rikard K. Wicksell and Mike K Kemani and K. B. Jensen and Eva Kosek and Diana Kadetoff and Kimmo Sorjonen and Martin Ingvar and Gunnar L. Olsson},
  journal={European Journal of Pain},
  year={2013},
  volume={17}
}
Fibromyalgia (FM) is characterized by widespread pain and co‐morbid symptoms such as fatigue and depression. For FM, medical treatments alone appear insufficient. Recent meta‐analyses point to the utility of cognitive behaviour therapy (CBT), but effects are moderate. Within the continuous development of CBT, the empirical support for acceptance and commitment therapy (ACT) has increased rapidly. ACT focuses on improving functioning by increasing the patient's ability to act in accordance with… 

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