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Segal, Z., Williams, M., Teasdale, J., (2013). Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy for Depression. New York, NY: The Guilford Press.
Serfaty, S., Gale, G., Beadman, M., Froeliger, B., Kamboj, S. K., & Sunjeev, K. (2018). Mindfulness, acceptance and defusion strategies in smokers: A systematic review of laboratory studies. Mindfulness, 9, 44-58. DOI: 10.1007/s12671-017-0767-1 Download restricted to ACBS members.
Serowik, K., & Orsillo, S. (2019). The relationship between substance use, experiential avoidance, and personally meaningful experiences. Substance Use & Misuse, 54(11), 1834-1844. doi: 10.1080/10826084.2019.1618329
Serowik, K., Khan, A., Locurto, J., & Orsillo, S. (2018). The Conceptualization and Measurement of Values: A Review of the Psychometric Properties of Measures Developed to Inform Values Work with Adults. Journal of Psychopathology and Behavioral Assessment, 40(4), 615–635. doi: 10.1007/s10862-018-9679-1
Shabania, M. J., Mohsenabadi, H., Omidi, A., Lee, E. B., Twohig, M. P., Ahmadvand, A., & Zanjania, Z. (2019). An Iranian study of group acceptance and commitment therapy versus group cognitive behavioral therapy for adolescents with obsessive-compulsive disorder on an optimal dose of selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors. Journal of Obsessive-Compulsive and Related Disorders, 22. In Press. doi: 10.1016/j.jocrd.2019.04.003
Shahab, M. (2015). The effect of Acceptance and Commitment Therapy in reducing the anxiety of female teenagers of Tehran City. International Journal of Indian Psychology, 2(3), 147-151. Download restricted to ACBS members.
Sharp, K. (2012). A review of acceptance and commitment therapy with anxiety disorders. International Journal of Psychology & Psychological Therapy, 12, 359-372.
Sharp, W. G., Wilson, K. G., & Schulenberg, S. E. (2004). Use of paradoxical intention in the context of acceptance and commitment therapy. Psychological Reports, 95, 946-948. Download restricted to ACBS members.
Shawyer, F., Farhall, J., Mackinnon, A., Trauer, T., Sims, E., Ratcliff, K., ... & Copolov, D. (2012). A randomised controlled trial of acceptance-based cognitive behavioural therapy for command hallucinations in psychotic disorders. Behaviour Research and Therapy, 50(2), 110-121. doi:10.1016/j.brat.2011.11.007
Shawyer, F., Ratcliff, K., Mackinnon, A., Farhall, J., Hayes, S. C., & Copolov, D. (2007). The voices acceptance and action scale (VAAS): Pilot data. Journal of Clinical Psychology, 63(6), 593–606. Download restricted to ACBS members.
Shea, S. E., & Coyne, L. W. (2017). Reliance on experiential avoidance in the context of relational aggression: Links to internalizing and externalizing problems and dysphoric mood among urban, minority adolescent girls. Journal of Contextual Behavioral Science, 6(2), 195-201. doi:10.1016/j.jcbs.2017.03.001
Shea, S., & Coyne, L.W. (2011). Maternal dysphoric mood, stress and parenting practices in mothers of preschoolers: the role of experiential avoidance. Journal of Child and Family Behavior Therapy, 33, 231-247. Download restricted to ACBS members.
Sheppard, S. C., Forsyth, J. P., Hickling, E. J., & Bianchi, J. (2010). A novel application of acceptance and commitment therapy for psychosocial problems associated with multiple sclerosis: Results from a half-day workshop intervention. International Journal of MS Care, 12(4), 200-206.
Shimoda, Y., Ishizu, K., & Ohtsuki, T. (2018) The reciprocal relations between experiential avoidance and social anxiety among early adolescents: A prospective cohort study. Journal of Contextual Behavioral Science, 10, 115-119.
Shorey, R. C., Elmquist, J., Zucosky, H., Febres, J., Brasfield, H., Stuart, G. L. (2014). Experiential avoidance and male dating violence perpetration: An initial investigation. Journal of Contextual Behavioral Science, 3, 117-123.
Sierra MA, Ruiz FJ, Flórez, CL, Riaño-Hernández D, & Luciano C (2016). The Role of Common Physical Properties and Augmental Functions in Metaphor Effect. International Journal of Psychology and Psychological Therapy, 16, 265-279.
Sierra, M. A., Ruiz, F. J., & Flórez, C. L. (2018). A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis of Third-Wave Online Interventions for Depression. Revista Latinoamericana de Psicología, 50(2), 126-135. doi: 10.14349/rlp.2018.v50.n2.6
Singh, N. N., Lancioni, G. E., Karazsia, B. T., Myers, R. E., Kim, E., Chan, J., Jackman, M. M., McPherson, C. L., & Janson, M. (2019). Surfing the Urge: An informal mindfulness practice for the self-management of aggression by adolescents with autism spectrum disorder. Journal of Contextual Behavioral Science, 12, 170-177.
Singh, N., Lancioni, G., Karazsia, B., Myers, R., Hwang, YS., & Anālayo, B. (2019). Effects of Mindfulness-Based Positive Behavior Support (MBPBS) Training Are Equally Beneficial for Mothers and Their Children With Autism Spectrum Disorder or With Intellectual Disabilities. Frontiers in Psychology, 10. In Press. doi: 10.3389/fpsyg.2019.00385.
Singh, R.S. & O’Brien, W.H. (2018) A quantitative synthesis of functional analytic psychotherapy single-subject research. Journal of Contextual Behavioral Science, 7, 35-46.
Sinha, A. (2014). Life Beyond Betrayal: The Influence of Self-as-Context on Self-Complexity and Posttraumatic Stress (Unpublished doctoral dissertation). University of North Texas, Texas. Download restricted to ACBS members.
Sisemore, T. (2014). Acceptance and commitment therapy: A Christian translation. Christian Psychology, 8(2), 6-16. Download restricted to ACBS members.
Skinner, B. F. (1945). The operational analysis of psychological terms. Psychological Review, 52, 270-277. Download restricted to ACBS members.
Skinner, B. F. (1950). Are Theories of Learning Necessary? Psychological Review, 57, 193-216. Download restricted to ACBS members.
Skinner, B. F. (1984). Selection by consequences. Science, 213, 501-504. Download restricted to ACBS members.