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Blackledge, J. T. (2015). Cognitive Defusion in Practice: A Clinician's Guide to Assessing, Observing, and Supporting Change in Your Client (The Context Press Mastering ACT Series). Reno, NV: Context Press.
Tirch, D., Schoendorff, B., & Silberstein, L. R. (2014). The ACT Practitioner's Guide to the Science of Compassion: Tools for Fostering Psychological Flexibility. Oakland, CA: New Harbinger Publications.
Hooper, N., Erdogan, A., Keen, G., Lawton, K. & McHugh, L. (2015). Perspective taking reduces the fundamental attribution error. Journal of Contextual Behavioral Science, 4, 69-72.
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.
Mandavia, A., Masuda, A., Moore, M., Mendoza, H., Donati, M. R., & Cohen, L. L. (2015). The application of a cognitive defusion technique to negative body image thoughts: A preliminary analogue investigation. Journal of Contextual Behavioral Science, 4, 86-95.
Beacham, A. O., Linfield, K., Kinman, C. R., & Payne-Murphy, J. (2015). The chronic illness acceptance questionnaire: Confirmatory factor analysis and prediction of perceived disability in an online chronic illness support group sample. Journal of Contextual Behavioral Science, 4, 96-102.
Whittingham, K. (2015). Connect and shape: A parenting meta-strategy. Journal of Contextual Behavioral Science, 4, 103-106.
Kohlenberg, R. J., Tsai, M., Kuczynski, A. M., Rae, J. R., Lagbas, E., Lo, J., & Kanter, J. W. (2015). A brief, interpersonally oriented mindfulness intervention incorporating functional analytic psychotherapy's model of awareness, courage, and love. Journal of Contextual Behavioral Science, 4, 107-111.
Ritzert, T. R., Forsyth, J. P., Berghoff, C. R., Barnes-Holmes, D., & Nicholson, E. (2015). The impact of a cognitive defusion intervention on behavioral and psychological flexibility An experimental evaluation in a spider fearful non-clinical sample. Journal of Contextual Behavioral Science, 4, 112-120.
Farrell, L., Cochrane, A., & McHugh, L. (2015). Exploring attitudes towards gender and science: The advantages of an IRAP approach versus the IAT. Journal of Contextual Behavioral Science, 4, 121-128.
Drake, C. E., Kramer, S., Habib, R., Schuler, K., Blankenship, L., & Locke, J. (2015). Honest politics: Evaluating candidate perceptions for the 2012 U.S election with the implicit relational assessment procedure. Journal of Contextual Behavioral Science, 4, 129-138.
Brock, M. J., Batten, S. V., Walser, R. D., & Robb, H. B. (2015). Recognizing common clinical mistakes in ACT: A quick analysis and call to awareness. Journal of Contextual Behavioral Science, 4, 139-143.
Thompson, B. L., Luoma, J. B., Terry, C. M., LeJeune, J. T., Guinther, P. M., Robb, H. (2015). Creating a peer-led acceptance and commitment therapy consultation group: The Portland model. Journal of Contextual Behavioral Science, 4, 144-150.
Afram, A., & Kashdan, T. B. (2015). Coping with rejection concerns in romantic relationships: An experimental investigation of social anxiety and risk regulation. Journal of Contextual Behavioral Science, 4, 151-156.
Hussey, I., Thompson, M., McEnteggart, C., Barnes-Holmes, D., & Barnes-Holmes, Y. (2015). Interpreting and inverting with less cursing: A guide to interpreting IRAP data. Journal of Contextual Behavioral Science, 4, 157-162.
Bardeen, J. R., Tull, M. T., Stevens, E. N., & Gratz, K. L. (2015) Further investigation of the association between anxiety sensitivity and posttraumatic stress disorder: Examining the influence of emotional avoidance. Journal of Contextual Behavioral Science, 4, 163-169.
Greene, R. L., Field, C. E., Fargo, J. D., & Twohig, M. P. (2015). Development and validation of the parental acceptance questionnaire (6-PAQ). Journal of Contextual Behavioral Science, 4, 170-175.
Webb, J. B. (2015). Body image flexibility contributes to explaining the link between body dissatisfaction and body appreciation in White college-bound females. Journal of Contextual Behavioral Science, 4, 176-183.
Biglan, A., & Barnes-Holmes, Y. (2015). Acting in light of the future: How do future-oriented cultural practices evolve and how can we accelerate their evolution?. Journal of Contextual Behavioral Science, 4, 184-195.
Twohig, M. P., Plumb Vilardaga, J. C., Levin, M. E., & Hayes, S. C. (2015). Changes in psychological flexibility during acceptance and commitment therapy for obsessive compulsive disorder. Journal of Contextual Behavioral Science, 4, 196-202.
White, R. G., Gumley, A. I., McTaggart, J., Rattrie, L., McConville, D., Cleare, S., McLeod, H. J., & Mitchell, G. (2015). Acceptance and commitment therapy for depression following psychosis: An examination of clinically significant change. Journal of Contextual Behavioral Science, 4, 203-209.
Monestes, J. L., & Villatte, M. (2015). Humans are the selection criterion in psychological science, not "reality": A reply to Herbert and Padovani. Journal of Contextual Behavioral Science, 4, 210-211.
Linde, J., Rück, C., Bjureberg, J., Ivanov, V. Z., Djurfeldt, D. R., & Ramnerö, J. (2015). Acceptance-based exposure therapy for body dysmorphic disorder: A pilot study. Behavior Therapy, 46(4), 423-31. doi: 10.1016/j.beth.2015.05.002
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.
Stewart, I. (2015). The fruits of a functional approach for psychological science. International Journal of Psychology, 51, 15–27. doi:10.1002/ijop.12184