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Vilardaga, R., Bricker, J. B., & McDonell, M. G. (2014). The promise of mobile technologies and single case designs for the study of individuals in their natural environment. Journal of Contextual Behavioral Science, 3, 148-153.
Vilardaga, R., Hayes, S. C., & Schelin, L. (2007). Philosophical, theoretical and empirical foundations of Acceptance and Commitment Therapy. Anuario de Psicología, 38(1), 117-128. Download restricted to ACBS members.
Vilardaga, R., Hayes, S. C., Levin, M. E., & Muto, T. (2009). Creating a strategy for progress: A contextual behavioral science approach. The Behavior Analyst, 32, 105-133. Download restricted to ACBS members.
Vilardaga, R., Luoma, J. B., Hayes, S. C., Pistorello, J., Levin, M. E., Hildebrandt, M. J., ... & Bond, F. (2011). Burnout among the addiction counseling workforce: The differential roles of mindfulness and values-based processes and work-site factors. Journal of Substance Abuse Treatment, 40(4), 323-335.
Villagrá Lanza, P., Fernández García, P., Rodríguez Lamelas, F., González-Menéndez, A. (2014). Acceptance and commitment therapy vs. cognitive behavioural therapy in the treatment of substance use disorder with incarcerated women. Journal of Clinical Psychology, 70, 644–657. DOI: 10.1002/jclp.22060 Download restricted to ACBS members.
Villatte, J. L., Vilardaga, R., Villatte, M., Plumb Vilardaga, J. C., Atkins, D. C., & Hayes, S. C. (2016). Acceptance and Commitment Therapy modules: Differential impact on treatment processes and outcomes. Behaviour Research and Therapy, 77, 52–61. Download restricted to ACBS members.
Villatte, J. L., Villatte, M., & Hayes, S. C. (2012). A naturalistic approach to transcendence: Deictic framing, spirituality, and pro-sociality. In L. McHugh & I. Stewart (Eds.), The self and perspective taking: Contributions and applications from modern behavioral science, (pp. 200-215). Oakland, CA: New Harbinger.
Villatte, M. & Monestès, J.L. (2010). La Théorie des Cadres Relationnels: La place du Langage dans la Thérapie d'Acceptation et d'Engagement. Revue Québécoise de Psychologie, 31(3), 85-104. Download restricted to ACBS members.
Villatte, M. (2015). Evaluating In‐Session Therapist and Client Behaviors from a Contextual Behavioral Science Perspective. The Wiley Handbook of Contextual Behavioral Science, 303-319.
Villatte, M., Monestès, J. L., McHugh, L., & Freixa i Baqué, E. (2009). L’étude de la Théorie de l’Esprit au sein de la Théorie des Cadres Relationnels : Une revue de la littérature sur les réponses relationnelles déictiques. Acta Comportamentalia, 17, 117-136. Download restricted to ACBS members.
Villatte, M., Monestès, J. L., McHugh, L., Freixa i Baqué, E., & Loas, G. (2008). Assessing deictic relational responding in social anhedonia: A functional approach to the development of Theory of Mind impairments. International Journal of Behavioral Consultation and Therapy, 4(4), 360-373. Download restricted to ACBS members.
Villatte, M., Monestès, J. L., McHugh, L., Freixa i Baqué, E., & Loas, G. (2010). Adopting the perspective of another in belief attribution: Contribution of Relational Frame Theory to the understanding of impairments in schizophrenia. Journal of Behavior Therapy and Experimental Psychiatry, 41, 125-134. Download restricted to ACBS members.
Villatte, M., Monestès, J. L., McHugh, L., Freixa i Baqué, E., & Loas, G. (2010). Assessing perspective taking in schizophrenia using Relational Frame Theory. The Psychological Record, 60, 413-424. Download restricted to ACBS members.
Villatte, M., Villatte, J. L., & Hayes, S. C. (2016). Mastering the clinical conversation: Language as intervention. New York: The Guilford Press.
Villatte, M., Villatte, J. L., & Hayes, S. C. (2018). A reticulated and progressive strategy for developing clinical applications of RFT. The Psychological Record, 68(1), 113–117.
Visdómine, C., & Luciano, M. C. (2002). Formación de locus de control por transferencia de funciones [Locus of control through transfer of functions]. International Journal of Psychology and Psychological Therapy, 2(1), 57-73. Download restricted to ACBS members.
Vitale, A., Barnes-Holmes, Y., Barnes-Holmes, D., & Campbell, C. (2008). Facilitating responding in accordance with the relational frame of comparison: Systematic empirical analyses. The Psychological Record, 58, 365-390. Download restricted to ACBS members.
Vowles, K. E., & McCracken, L. M. (2008). Acceptance and values-based action in chronic pain: A study of treatment effectiveness and process. Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology, 76, 397-407. Download restricted to ACBS members.
Vowles, K. E., & McCracken, L. M. (2010). Comparing the influence of psychological flexibility and traditional pain management coping strategies on chronic pain treatment outcomes. Behaviour Research & Therapy, 48, 141-146. Download restricted to ACBS members.
Vowles, K. E., Fink, B. C., & Cohen, L. L. (2014). Acceptance and Commitment Therapy for chronic pain: A diary study of treatment process in relation to reliable change in disability. Journal of Contextual Behavioral Science, 3(2), 74-80.
Vowles, K. E., McCracken, L. M., & Eccleston, C. (2007). Processes of behavior change in interdisciplinary treatment of chronic pain: Contributions of pain intensity, catastrophizing, and acceptance. European Journal of Pain, 11, 779-787. Download restricted to ACBS members.
Vowles, K. E., McCracken, L. M., & Eccleston, C. (2008). Patient functioning and catastrophizing in chronic pain: The mediating effects of acceptance. Health Psychology, 27, S136-S143. Download restricted to ACBS members.
Vowles, K. E., McCracken, L. M., & Zhao-O’Brien, J. (2011). Acceptance and values-based action in chronic pain: A three year follow-up analysis of treatment effectiveness and process. Behaviour Research and Therapy, 49, 748-755. Download restricted to ACBS members.
Vowles, K. E., McCracken, L. M., McLeod, C., & Eccleston, C. (2008). The Chronic Pain Acceptance Questionnaire: Confirmatory factor analysis and identification of patient subgroups. Pain, 140, 284-291. Download restricted to ACBS members.
Vowles, K. E., McNeil, D. W., Gross, R. T., McDaniel, M., Mouse, A., Bates, M., Gallimore, P., & McCall, C. (2007). Effects of pain acceptance and pain control strategies on physical impairment in individuals with chronic low back pain. Behavior Therapy, 38, 412-425. Download restricted to ACBS members.