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Acceptance and commitment therapy for public speaking anxiety : a case series study of effects on self-reported, implicit, imaginal, and in-vivo outcomes

  title={Acceptance and commitment therapy for public speaking anxiety : a case series study of effects on self-reported, implicit, imaginal, and in-vivo outcomes},
  author={J. S. Priestley},
Public speaking anxiety (PSA) is a common problem, and in some cases can lead to significant social and occupational difficulties. While exposure therapy combined with cognitive restructuring is currently the most effective treatment available, approximately 25% of individuals fail to respond. Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), a third-wave behavioural approach predicated on supposed different mechanisms of change, may have additional benefits to more traditional interventions, and may… 

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