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Effectiveness of a web-based Acceptance and Commitment Therapy intervention for wellbeing of parents whose children have chronic conditions: A randomized controlled trial (Pages 94-102)

Volume 13, July 2019, Pages 94-102


Essi Sairanen, Raimo Lappalainen, Päivi Lappalainen, Kirsikka Kaipainen, Fredrik Carlstedt, Malin Anclair, Arto Hiltunen


• Parents of children with chronic conditions can benefit from an ACT web intervention.

• The web-based ACT intervention decreased symptoms of burnout and depression.

• The intervention improved skills of mindfulness and cognitive defusion.

• Improvement was maintained at 4-month follow-up.

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