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Pülschen, S., & Pülschen, D. (2015). Preparation for teacher collaboration in inclusive classrooms – Stress reduction for special education students via Acceptance and Commitment Training: A controlled study. Journal of Molecular Psychiatry. 3:8. doi: 10.1186/s40303-015-0015-3 Download restricted to ACBS members.
Purdon, C. (2004). Empirical investigations of thought suppression in OCD. Journal of Behavior Therapy and Experimental Psychiatry, 35, 121–136. Download restricted to ACBS members.
Quiñones, J. (2008). Relational coherence and transformation of function in ambiguous and unambiguous relational networks. Unpublished Doctoral Dissertation, University of Nevada, Reno. Download restricted to ACBS members.
Bricker, J. Bush, T., Zbikowski, S. M., Mercer, L. D., & Heffner, J. L. (2013). Pilot randomized trial of telephone-delivered Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT) versus Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) for smoking cessation. Nicotine and Tobacco Research, 15, 1756-1764. doi:10.1093/ntr/ntu102 Download restricted to ACBS members.
Bricker, J. B., Mull, K., Vilardaga, R., Kientz, J. A., Mercer, L. D., Akioka, K., & Heffner, J. L. (2014). Randomized, controlled trial of a smartphone app for smoking cessation using Acceptance and Commitment Therapy. Drug and Alcohol Dependence, 143, 87-94. DOI: 10.1016/j.drugalcdep.2014.07.006 Download restricted to ACBS members.
Ranick, J., Persicke, A., Tarbox, J., & Kornack, J. A. (2013). Teaching children with autism to detect and respond to deceptive statements. Research in Autism Spectrum Disorders, 7, 503-508. Download restricted to ACBS members.
Gharaei-Ardakani, S., Abbas, S., Tavallaie, Zahra Dehghanizade, Z., Tork, M., Eydi-Baygi, M., & Nikbakhsh, H. (2014). The effectiveness of Acceptance and Commitment Therapy on mental health in women with chronic pain. Bulletin of Environment, Pharmacology and Life Sciences, 3, 78-83. Download restricted to ACBS members.
Avdagic, E., Morrissey, S. A., & Boschen, M. J. (2014). A randomised controlled trial of Acceptance and Commitment Therapy and Cognitive-Behaviour Therapy for generalised anxiety disorder. Behaviour Change, 31, 110-130. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1017/bec.2014.5 Download restricted to ACBS members.
Lappalainen, P., Granlund, A., Siltanen, S., Ahonen, S., Vitikainen, M., Tolvanen, A., & Lappalainen, R. (2014). ACT Internet-based vs face-to-face? A randomized controlled trial of two ways to deliver Acceptance and Commitment Therapy for depressive symptoms: An 18-month follow-up. Behaviour Research and Therapy, 61, 43-54. DOI: 10.1016/j.brat.2014.07.006 Download restricted to ACBS members.
Jinks, M. (2016). Regulating Eating through Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (REACT): a single case experimental design to evaluate a guided self-help intervention for individuals who are overweight or obese and engage in emotional eating (Doctoral dissertation, University of Lincoln). Download restricted to ACBS members.
Blackledge, J. T., Moran, D. J., & Ellis, A. E. (2009). Bridging the divide: Linking basic science to applied psychotherapeutic interventions - A relational frame theory account of cognitive disputation in rational emotive behavior therapy. Journal of Rational-Emotive & Cognitive-Behavior Therapy, 27, 232-248. Download restricted to ACBS members.
Kashdan, T. B., Biswas-Diener, R., & King, L. A. (2008). Reconsidering happiness: The costs of distinguishing between hedonics and eudaimonia. Journal of Positive Psychology, 3, 219-233. Download restricted to ACBS members.
Reddy, M. K., Pickett, S. M., & Orcutt, H. K. (2006). Experiential avoidance as a mediator in the relationship between childhood psychological abuse and current mental health symptoms in college students. Journal of Emotional Abuse, 6(1), 67-85. Download restricted to ACBS members.
Reddy, M. K., Meis, L. A., Erbes, C. R., Polusny, M. A., Compton, J. S. (2011). Associations among experiential avoidance, couple adjustment, and interpersonal aggression in returning Iraqi war veterans and their partners. Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology, 79, 515-520. Download restricted to ACBS members.
Rehfeldt, R. A., & Root, S. L. (2005). Establishing derived requesting skills in adults with severe developmental disabilities. Journal of Applied Behavior Analysis, 38, 101-105. Download restricted to ACBS members.
Rehfeldt, R., Dillen, J. E., Ziomek, M. M., & Kowalchuk, R. K. (2007). Assessing Relational Learning Deficits in Perspective-Taking in Children with High Functioning Autism Spectrum Disorder. The Psychological Record, 57, 23-47. Download restricted to ACBS members.
Rehfeldt, R. A., & Dymond, S. (2005). The effects of test order and nodal distance on the emergence and stability of derived discriminative stimulus functions. Psychological Record, 55(2), 179-196. Download restricted to ACBS members.
Reilly, T., Whelan, R., & Barnes-Holmes, D. (2005). The effect of training structure on the latency responses to a five-term linear chain. The Psychological Record, 55(2), 233-249. Download restricted to ACBS members.
Kent, G., Galvin, E., Barnes-Holmes, Y., Murphy, C., & Barnes-Holmes, D. (2017). Relational responding: Testing, training, and sequencing effects among children with autism and typically developing children. Behavioral Development Bulletin, 22(1), 94-110. doi:10.1037/bdb0000041 Download restricted to ACBS members.
Howe-Martin, L. S., Murrell, A. R., & Guarnaccia, C. (2012). Repetitive non-suicidal self-injury as experiential avoidance among a community sample of adolescents. Journal of Clinical Psychology, 68, 809-829. doi: 10.1002/jclp.21868. Download restricted to ACBS members.
Levin, M., & Hayes, S.C. (2009). Is Acceptance and commitment therapy superior to established treatment comparisons? Psychotherapy & Psychosomatics, 78, 380. Download restricted to ACBS members.
Powers, M. B., & Emmelkamp, P. M. G. (2009). Response to ‘Is acceptance and commitment therapy superior to established treatment comparisons?’ Psychotherapy & Psychosomatics, 78, 380–381. Download restricted to ACBS members.
Kallapiran, K., Koo, S., Kirubakaran, R., & Hancock, K. (2015). Effectiveness of mindfulness in improving mental health symptoms of children and adolescents: a meta‐analysis. Child and Adolescent Mental Health, 20(4), 182-194. Download restricted to ACBS members.
Vilardaga, R. (2009). A relational frame theory account of empathy. The International Journal of Behavioral Consultation and Therapy, 5, 178-184. Download restricted to ACBS members.
Barnes-Holmes, Y., Barnes-Holmes, D., & McEnteggart, C. (2018). Relational Frame Theory: Description, Evidence, and Clinical Applications. (In press). Download restricted to ACBS members.