Publications

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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.
Vowles, K. E., Sowden, G., & Ashworth, J. (2014). A comprehensive examination of the model underlying Acceptance and Commitment Therapy for chronic pain. Behavior Therapy, 45(3), 390-401. Download restricted to ACBS members.
Vowles, K. E., Wetherell, J. L., & Sorrell, J. T. (2009). Targeting acceptance, mindfulness, and values-based action in chronic pain: Findings of two preliminary trials of an outpatient group-based intervention. Cognitive and Behavioral Practice, 16, 49-58. Download restricted to ACBS members.
Vowles, K. E., Witkiewitz, K., Sowden, G., & Ashworth, J. (2014). Acceptance and Commitment Therapy for chronic pain: Evidence of mediation and clinically significant change following an abbreviated interdisciplinary program of rehabilitation. The Journal of Pain, 15(1), 101-113. Download restricted to ACBS members.
Vowles, K., Witkiewitz, K., Levell, J., Sowden, G., & Ashworth, J. (2017). Are reductions in pain intensity and pain-related distress necessary? an analysis of within-treatment change trajectories in relation to improved functioning following interdisciplinary acceptance and commitment therapy for adults with chronic pain. Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology, 85(2), 87-98. doi:10.1037/ccp0000159
Waldeck, D., Tyndall, I., Riva, P., & Chmiel, N. (2017). How do we cope with ostracism? Psychological flexibility moderates the relationship between everyday ostracism experiences and psychological distress. Journal of Contextual Behavioral Science, 6(4), 425-432. doi:10.1016/j.jcbs.2017.09.001
Wallace, Sara Elizabeth, "Acceptance and Commitment Therapy as an Eating Disorder Intervention" (2017). Masters Theses & Specialist Projects. Paper 2025. https://digitalcommons.wku.edu/theses/2025 Download restricted to ACBS members.
Walloch, J. C., Cerezo, A., & Heide, F. (2012). Acceptance and commitment therapy to address eating disorder symptomatology in gay men. Journal of LGBT Issues in Counseling, 6(4), 257-273. doi:10.1080/15538605.2012.725648
Walser, R. D., & Chartier, M. (2010). Laying out in anxiety: Acceptance and commitment therapy for values-based living. In G. W. Burns (Ed.), Happiness, healing, enhancement: Your casebook collection for applying positive psychology in therapy (pp. 176-189). Hoboken, NJ: John Wiley & Sons, Inc.
Walser, R. D., & Hayes, S. C. (1998). Acceptance and trauma survivors: Applied issues and problems. In V. Follette, J. Ruzak, & F. Abueg (Eds.), Trauma in context: A cognitive behavioral approach to trauma (pp. 256-277). New York: Guilford Press. Download restricted to ACBS members.
Walser, R. D., Garvert, D. W., Karlin, B. E., Trockel, M., Ryu, D. M., & Taylor, C. B. (2015). Effectiveness of acceptance and commitment therapy in treating depression and suicidal ideation in veterans. Behaviour research and therapy, 74, 25-31. Download restricted to ACBS members.
Walser, R. D., Karlin, B. E., Trockel, M., Mazina, B., & Taylor, C. B. (2013). Training in and implementation of Acceptance and Commitment Therapy for depression in the Veterans Health Administration: Therapist and patient outcomes. Behaviour Research and Therapy, 51(9), 555-563.
Walser, R., & Westrup, D. (2007). Acceptance & Commitment Therapy for the Treatment of Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder & Trauma-Related Problems: A Practitioner's Guide to Using Mindfulness & Acceptance Strategies. Oakland, CA: New Harbinger.
Walser, R., & Westrup, D. (2009). The Mindful Couple: How Acceptance and Mindfulness Can Lead You to the Love You Want. Oakland, CA: New Harbinger Publications.
Walser, R.D, & Westrup, D. (2006). Supervising trainees in Acceptance and Commitment Therapy for treatment of posttraumatic stress disorder. International Journal of Behavioral Consultation and Therapy, 2(1), 12-16. http://dx.doi.org/10.1037/h0100763
Waltz, T. J., & Hayes, S. C. (2010). Acceptance and commitment therapy. In N. Kazantzis, M. A. Reinecke, & A. Freeman (Eds.), Cognitive behavioral theories in clinical practice (pp.148-192). New York, NY: Guilford Press.
Wang, S., Zhou, Y., Yu, S., Ran, L., Liu, X., & Chen, Y. (2015). Acceptance and Commitment Therapy and Cognitive–Behavioral Therapy as treatments for academic procrastination: a randomized controlled group session. Research on Social Work Practice, 1049731515577890. doi: 10.1177/1049731515577890
Wang, S., Zhou, Y., Yu, S., Ran, L., Liu, X., & Chen, Y. (2017). Acceptance and commitment therapy and Cognitive–Behavioral therapy as treatments for academic procrastination: A randomized controlled group session. Research on Social Work Practice, 27(1), 48-58. doi:10.1177/1049731515577890
Wang, T. & Dymond, S. (2013). Event-related potential correlates of emergent inference in human arbitrary relational learning. Behavioural Brain Research 236, 332-343. Download restricted to ACBS members.
Wang, T., Dack, C., Whelan, R., McHugh, L. (2011) Preserved Nodal Number Effects under Equal Reinforcement. Learning and Behavior, 39, 224-238. Download restricted to ACBS members.
Wang, T., McHugh., L. & Whelan, R. (2012). A test of the discrimination account in equivalence class formation. Learning and Motivation. 43, 8-13. Download restricted to ACBS members.