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The empirically supported status of acceptance and commitment therapy: An update

Smout, Matthew F.; Hayes, Louise; Atkins, Paul; Klausen, Jessica; Duguid, James E.


Acceptance and commitment therapy (ACT) is a transdiagnostic cognitive behavioural therapy that predominantly teaches clients acceptance and mindfulness skills, as well as values clarification and enactment skills. Australian treatment guideline providers have been cautious in recognising ACT as empirically supported. This article reviews evidence from randomised controlled trials published since Öst's review, and examines the extent to which the methodology of ACT research has improved since....[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2012
Type: Journal article
Source: Clinical Psychologist
DOI: 10.1111/j.1742-9552.2012.00051.x


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