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A randomized controlled trial of strong minds: A school-based mental health program combining acceptance and commitment therapy and positive psychology

Burckhardt, Rowan; Manicavasagar, Vijaya; Batterham, Philip; Hadzi-Pavlovic, Dusan


To date, most early intervention programs have been based on emotion regulation strategies that address dysfunctional cognitive appraisals, problem-solving skills, and rumination. Another emotion regulation strategy, 'acceptance' training, has largely been overlooked. To examine the efficacy of this strategy, a school-based mental health program combining positive psychology with acceptance and commitment therapy (Strong Minds) was evaluated in a randomized controlled trial with a sample of 267...[Show more]

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Date published: 2016-08
Type: Journal article
Source: Journal of school psychology
DOI: 10.1016/j.jsp.2016.05.008


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