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Stotts, A.L., Villarreal, Y.R., Klawans, M.R., Suchting, R., Dindo, L., Dempsey, A., Spellman, M., Green, C., Northrup, T. F. (2019). Maternal and Child Health Journal, 23(6), 821-829. doi: 10.1007/s10995-018-02699-9
Strand, P., Barnes-Holmes, Y., & Barnes-Holmes, D. (2003). Educating the whole child: Implications of behaviorism as a science of meaning. Journal of Behavioral Education, 12, 105-118. Download restricted to ACBS members.
Strosahl, K. D., & Robinson, P. J. (2009). Teaching ACT: To whom, why and how. In J.T Blackledge, J. Ciarrochi, & F. P. Deane (Eds.), Acceptance and commitment therapy: Contemporary theory, research and practice, (pp. 59-85). Bowen Hills, Qld: Australian Academic Press.
Strosahl, K. D., Hayes, S. C., Bergan, J., & Romano, P. (1998). Assessing the field effectiveness of Acceptance and Commitment Therapy: An example of the manipulated training research method. Behavior Therapy, 29, 35-64. Download restricted to ACBS members.
Strosahl, K. D., Robinson, P. J., & Gustavsson T. (2015). Inside This Moment: A Clinician's Guide to Promoting Radical Change Using Acceptance and Commitment Therapy. Oakland, CA: Context Press.
Strosahl, K., & Robinson, P. (2015). In This Moment: Five Steps to Transcending Stress Using Mindfulness and Neuroscience. Oakland, CA: New Harbinger Publications.
Strosahl, K., Robinson, P., & Gustavsson, T. (2012). Brief interventions for radical change: Principles and practice of focused acceptance and commitment therapy. Oakland, CA: New Harbinger Publications.
Styles, R. G., & Atkins, P. W. B. (2018) Measuring perceptions of self and others in what people say: A replication and extension of the functional self-discrimination measure. Journal of Contextual Behavioral Science, 9, 45-52.
Suhardin, S., Kusnanto, K., & Krisnana, I. (2016). Acceptance And Commitment Therapy (ACT) Meningkatkan Kualitas Hidup Pasien Kanker. Jurnal Ners, 11(1), 118-127. Download restricted to ACBS members.
Swain, J., Hancock, K., Dixon, A., & Bowman, J. (2015). Acceptance and commitment therapy for children: A systematic review of intervention studies. Journal of Contextual Behavioral Science, 4, 73-85.
Swain, J., Hancock, K., Hainsworth, C., & Bowman, J. (2015). Mechanisms of change: Exploratory outcomes from a randomised controlled trial of acceptance and commitment therapy for anxious adolescents. Journal of Contextual Behavioral Science, 4(1), 56-67. doi:10.1016/j.jcbs.2014.09.001
Swash, B., Bramwell, R., & Hulbert-Williams, N. J. (2017). Unmet psychosocial supportive care needs and psychological distress in haematological cancer survivors: The moderating role of psychological flexibility. Journal of Contextual Behavioral Science, 6(2), 187-194. doi:10.1016/j.jcbs.2017.02.005
Sylvester, M., & Hayes, S. C. (2010). Unpacking masculinity as a construct: Ontology, pragmatism, and an analysis of language. Psychology of Men & Masculinity, 11, 91-97. Download restricted to ACBS members.
Szabó, K.-G., Vargha, J.-L., Balázsi, R., Bartalus, J., & Bogdan, V. (2011). Measuring psychological flexibility: Preliminary data on the psychometric properties of the Romanian version of the Acceptance and Action Questionnaire (AAQ-II). Journal of Cognitive and Behavioral Psychotherapies,11(1), 67-82. Download restricted to ACBS members.
Szabo, T. G. (2019). Acceptance and Commitment Training for reducing inflexible behaviors in children with autism. Journal of Contextual Behavioral Science, 12, 178-188.
Szabo, T. G., & Dixon, M. R. (2016). Contextual Behavioral Science and Education. The Wiley Handbook of Contextual Behavioral Science, 422-458.
Szabo, T. G., & Tarbox, J. (2015). Beyond what “is” and what “is-not.” Journal of Contextual Behavioral Science, 4, 220–224.
Szabo, T. G., Long, D. M., Villatte, M., & Hayes, S. C. (2015). Mindfulness in contextual cognitive‐behavioral models. In K. W. Brown, J. D. Creswell, & R. M. Ryan (Eds.), Handbook of mindfulness: Theory, research, and practice (pp. 130-147).
Szabo, T.G., Willis, P.B. & Palinski, C.J. (2019). Watch Me Try: ACT for Improving Athletic Performance of Young Adults with ASD. Advances in Neurodevelopmental Disorders, 3, 1-16. doi: 10.1007/s41252-019-00129-7
Tamannaeifar, S., Gharraee, B., Birashk, B. & Habibi, M. (2014). A comparative effectiveness of Acceptance and Commitment Therapy and group cognitive therapy for major depressive disorder. Zahedan Journal of Research in Medical Science, 16, 29-31. Download restricted to ACBS members.
Tapola, V., Lappalainen, R., & Wahlström, J. (2010). Brief intervention for deliberate self harm: an exploratory study. Suicidology Online, 1 (1), 95-108. Retrieved from
Tapper, K., Shaw, C., Ilsley, J., Hill, A. J., Bond, F. W., & Moore, L. (2009). Exploratory randomised controlled trial of a mindfulness-based weight loss intervention for women. Appetite, 52, 396–404. Download restricted to ACBS members.
Taravella, C. C. (2010). Is mattering what matters: A validation study of the meta-valuing measure of flexible valuing (Unpublished doctoral dissertation). University of North Texas, Texas. Download restricted to ACBS members.
Tarbox, J., Zuckerman, C. K., Bishop, M. R., Olive, M. L., & O’Hora, D. P. (2011). Rule-governed behavior: Teaching a preliminary repertoire of rule-following to children with autism. The Analysis of Verbal Behavior, 27, 125-139.
Tavakoli, N., Broyles, A., Reid, E. K., Sandoval, J. R., & Correa-Fernández, V. (2019). Psychological inflexibility as it relates to stress, worry, generalized anxiety, and somatization in an ethnically diverse sample of college students. Journal of Contextual Behavioral Science, 11, 1-5.