Impact of acceptance and commitment therapy versus education on stigma toward people with psychological disorders.

  title={Impact of acceptance and commitment therapy versus education on stigma toward people with psychological disorders.},
  author={Akihiko Masuda and Steven C. Hayes and Lindsay B. Fletcher and Paul J Seignourel and Kara Bunting and Scott A Herbst and Michael P. Twohig and Jason Lillis},
  journal={Behaviour research and therapy},
  volume={45 11},
Acceptance and commitment therapy (ACT) has previously been shown to alter stigmatizing attitudes and to be relatively useful for psychologically inflexible participants. The present study is the first to bring those two findings together by comparing ACT to an education intervention for reducing stigma toward people with psychological disorders, and examining whether results differ for psychologically inflexible versus flexible individuals. A sample of college students (N =95) was randomly… CONTINUE READING
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