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A Parametric Study of Cognitive Defusion and the Believability and Discomfort of Negative Self-Relevant Thoughts
A previous time-series study showed that rapidly repeating a single-word version of a negative self-referential thought reduced the discomfort and the believability associated with that thought. The present parametric study ...
Applying acceptance, mindfulness, and values to the reduction of prejudice - A pilot study
Two classroom approaches to reducing racial and ethnic prejudice among college students were compared: a class session based on acceptance and commitment therapy (ACT) and an educational lecture drawn from a textbook on ...
Acceptance and commitment therapy: Model, processes and outcomes
The present article presents and reviews the model of psychopathology and treatment underlying Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT). ACT is unusual in that it is linked to a comprehensive active basic research program ...
Cognitive defusion and self-relevant negative thoughts: examining the impact of a ninety year old technique
Cognitive defusion techniques are designed to reduce the functions of thoughts by altering the context in which they occur, rather than the attempting to alter the form, frequency, or situational sensitivity of the thoughts ...
Mindfulness: Method and process
Understanding the processes and principles that underlie mindfulness is a needed step, because this method enters into the armamentarium of empirical clinical psychology. Mindfulness is closely related to several procedures, ...
Operationalizing mindfulness without unnecessary attachments
There are scientific advantages to defining mindfulness in terms of the psychological processes involved. Doing so, however, necessarily uncouples mindfulness from any given technology, including meditation. Defining ...
Acceptance, mindfulness, and science
The inclusion of technologies drawn from spiritual and religious traditions into empirical clinical psychology is a positive step forward, but it also helps reveal problems in the technological model of treatment development. ...
Impact of acceptance and commitment therapy versus education on stigma toward people with psychological disorders
Acceptance and commitment therapy (ACT) has previously been shown to alter stigmatizing attitudes and to be relatively useful for psychologically inflexible participants. The present study is the first to bring those two ...