Search for dissertations about: "Acceptance and Commitment Therapy"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 27 swedish dissertations containing the words Acceptance and Commitment Therapy.

  1. 1. Acceptance for persons suffering from pain : Evaluation of acceptance-based interventions for adults with chronic pain and children with cancer experiencing acute pain

    Author : Jenny Thorsell Cederberg; Gustaf Ljungman; JoAnne Dahl; Louise von Essen; Lance McCracken; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; SOCIAL SCIENCES; acute pain; chronic pain; acceptance; psychological flexibility; acceptance and commitment therapy; children and adolescents; cancer; Psychology; Psykologi;

    Abstract : It is increasingly clear that pain and emotions are closely interconnected. Pain does not only cause psychological distress, but psychological distress also amplifies pain through neurological mechanisms. Treatment of both chronic and acute pain would benefit from acknowledging the psychological mechanisms of pain neurophysiology. READ MORE

  2. 2. Body image in patients with residual eating disorder symptoms : treatment effects of acceptance and commitment therapy and participants' reflections

    Author : Maria Fogelkvist; Sanna Aila Gustafsson; Lars Kjellin; Thomas Parling; Carolina Lunde; Örebro universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Body image; body dissatisfaction; eating disorders; acceptance and commitment therapy; randomized controlled trial; qualitative research;

    Abstract : The overall aim of this thesis was to evaluate an acceptance and commitment (ACT) group intervention targeting body image in patients with residual eating disorder (ED) symptoms, including treatment effects and participants’ reflections on body image and the intervention. Studies I, II and III are based on a randomized controlled trial including 99 patients that were randomized to the ACT intervention or to continue treatment as usual (TAU). READ MORE

  3. 3. Acceptance and Cognitive Restructuring : Analyses and comparisons from an emotion regulation perspective

    Author : Martin Wolgast; Institutionen för psykologi; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Cognitive restructuring; Acceptance; Emotion regulation; Cognitive Behavior Therapy; Acceptance and Commitment Therapy;

    Abstract : The general aim of the present thesis was to further our understanding of cognitive restructuring and acceptance, both as concepts and as psychological processes related to emotion regulation. In doing this, concepts and processes related to cognitive restructuring and acceptance were examined in four different studies using different designs and methodologies. READ MORE

  4. 4. Tinnitus – an acceptance-based approach

    Author : Vendela Zetterqvist (f.d. Westin); Gerhard Andersson; Per Carlbring; Mary Rudner; Steven Linton; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : Tinnitus; tinnitus interference; acceptance; defusion; Acceptance and Commitment Therapy; Tinnitus; tinnitusbesvär; acceptans; defusion; Acceptance and Commitment Therapy; MEDICINE; MEDICIN;

    Abstract : Tinnitus is a highly prevalent health condition creating moderate or severe interference on mood, sleep and daily functioning for a group of those affected. The aims of this thesis were 1) to explore the role of acceptance and psychological flexibility in understanding tinnitus interference both experimentally and with a longitudinal design 2) to evaluate the immediate and long-term outcomes of an acceptance based behaviour therapy (Acceptance and Commitment Therapy; ACT) in the treatment of people with tinnitus and, 3) to investigate the relationship between treatment outcome and processes assumed to be the active ingredients of treatment (acceptance and cognitive defusion). READ MORE

  5. 5. Tinnitus in Context : A Contemporary Contextual Behavioral Approach

    Author : Hugo Hesser; Gerhard Andersson; Lance McCracken; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Tinnitus; acceptance; cognitive behavioral therapy; experiential avoidance; acceptance and commitment therapy;

    Abstract : Tinnitus is the experience of sounds in the ears without any external auditory source and is a common, debilitating, chronic symptom for which we have yet to develop sufficiently efficacious interventions. Cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) has evolved over the last 20 years to become the most empirically supported treatment for treating the adverse effects of tinnitus. READ MORE