ACT in Practice Course References

Dr. Steven C. Hayes

Belisle, J., Stanley, C. R., & Dixon, M. R. (2017). “The relationship between derived mutually entailed relations and the function of challenging behavior in children with autism: Comparing the PEAK-E-PA and the QABF.” Journal of Contextual Behavioral Science, 6, 298–307. Doi:10.1016/j.jcbs.2017.07.004.

Bond, F. W., et al. (2011). “Preliminary psychometric properties of the Acceptance and Action Questionnaire – II: A revised measure of psychological inflexibility and experiential avoidance.” Behavior Therapy, 42, 676–688.

Boyle, E. A., Li, Y. I., & Pritchard, J. K. (2017). “An expanded view of complex traits: From polygenic to omnigenic.” Cell, 169(7), 1177–1186. Doi: 10.1016/j.cell.2017.05.038.

Cheung, F., & Lucas, R.E. (2014). “Assessing the validity of single-item life satisfaction measures: Results from three large samples.” Quality of Life Research, 23, 2809–2818. Doi: 10.1007/s11136-014-0726-4.

Clarissa W. Ong, C. W., Lee, E. B., Levin, M. E., & Twohig, M. P. (2019). “A review of AAQ variants and other context-specific measures of psychological flexibility.” Journal of Contextual Behavioral Science, 12, 329–346. Doi: 10.1016/j.jcbs.2019.02.007.

Donald, J. N., Atkins, P. W., Parker, P. D., Christie, A. M., & Ryan, R. M. (2016). “Daily stress and the benefits of mindfulness: Examining the daily and longitudinal relations between present-moment awareness and stress responses.” Journal of Research in Personality, 65, 30–37.

Dusek, J. A., et al. (2008). “Genomic counter-stress changes induced by the relaxation response.” PLoS ONE, 3(7):e2576. Doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0002576.

Farris, S. G., Zvolensky, M. J., DiBello, A. M., & Schmidt, N. B. (2015). “Validation of the Avoidance and Inflexibility Scale (AIS) among treatment-seeking smokers.” Psychological Assessment, 27(2), 467.

Firsching, V. J., et al. (2018). “Measuring psychological flexibility in a context sensitive manner: Development and preliminary psychometric properties of a short and accessible questionnaire.” Poster presented at the 16th World Conference of the Association for Contextual Behavioral Science, Montreal, 2018.

Fish, R., McGuire, B. E., Hogan, M., Stewart, I., & Morrison, T. (2010). “Validation of the Chronic Pain Acceptance Questionnaire (CPAQ) in an Internet sample and development and preliminary validation of the CPAQ-8.” Pain, 149, 435–443.

Gillanders, D. T., et al. (2014). “The development and initial validation of the cognitive fusion questionnaire.” Behavior Therapy, 45(1), 83–101.

Gregg, J. A., Callaghan, G. M., Hayes, S. C., & Glenn-Lawson, J. L. (2007). “Improving diabetes self-management through acceptance, mindfulness, and values: A randomized controlled trial.” Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology, 75(2), 336–343.

Hayes, S. C., et al. (2004). “Measuring experiential avoidance: A preliminary test of a working model.” The Psychological Record, 54, 553–578.

Hayes, S. C., Smith, P., & Georgescu, S. (in preparation). “The relationship of body posture to experiential avoidance.” Unpublished MS.

Hesser, H., Westin, V., Hayes, S. C., & Andersson, G. (2009). “Clients’ in-session acceptance and cognitive defusion behaviors in acceptance-based treatment of tinnitus distress.” Behaviour Research and Therapy, 47, 523–528. doi: 10.1016/j.brat.2009.02.002

Kanter, J. W., Mulick, P. S., Busch, A. M., Berlin, K. S., & Martell, C. R. (2007). “The Behavioral Activation for Depression Scale (BADS): psychometric properties and factor structure.” Journal of Psychopathology and Behavioral Assessment, 29(3), 191.

Kashdan, T. B., & Steger, M. F. (2006). “Expanding the topography of social anxiety: An experience-sampling assessment of positive emotions, positive events, and emotion suppression.” Psychological Science, 17, 120–128. DOI: 10.1111/j.1467- 9280.2006.01674.x.

Levin, M. E., Krafft, J., Pierce, B., & Potts, S. (2018). “When is experiential avoidance harmful in the moment? Examining global experiential avoidance as a moderator.” Journal of Behavior Therapy and Experimental Psychiatry, 61, 158–163.

Levin, M. E., Krafft, J., Pistorello, J., & Seeley, J. R. (2019). “Assessing psychological inflexibility in university students: Development and validation of the acceptance and action questionnaire for university students (AAQ-US).” Journal of Contextual Behavioral Science, 12, 199–206.

Lillis, J., Hayes, S. C., Bunting, K., & Masuda, A. (2009). “Teaching acceptance and mindfulness to improve the lives of the obese: A preliminary test of a theoretical model.” Annals of Behavioral Medicine, 37(1), 58–69.

Lillis, J., Luoma, J. B., Levin, M. E., & Hayes, S. C. (2010). “Measuring weight self‐stigma: the weight self‐stigma questionnaire.” Obesity, 18(5), 971–976.

Lundgren, T., Dahl, J., & Hayes, S. C. (2008). “Evaluation of mediators of change in the treatment of epilepsy with Acceptance and Commitment Therapy.” Journal of Behavior Medicine, 31(3), 225, 235.

Lundgren, T., Dahl, J., Melin, L., Kies, B. (2006). “Evaluation of Acceptance and Commitment Therapy for drug refractory epilepsy: A randomized controlled trial in South Africa – a pilot study.” Epilepsia, 47(12), 2173–2179.

Luoma, J. Drake, C.E., Kohlenberg, B.S., & Hayes, S.C. (2011). “Substance abuse and psychological flexibility: The development of a new measure.” Addiction Research and Theory, 19(1), 3–13.

Manwaring, J., Hilbert, A., Walden, K., Bishop, E. R., & Johnson, C. (2018). “Validation of the acceptance and action questionnaire for weight-related difficulties in an eating disorder population.” Journal of Contextual Behavioral Science, 7, 1–7.

Molenaar, P. C. M. & Campbell, C. G. (2009). “The new person-specific paradigm in psychology.” Current Directions in Psychology, 18,  112–117.

Olfson, M., & Marcus, S. C. (2010). “National trends in outpatient psychotherapy.” American Journal of Psychiatry, 167(12), 1456–1463. doi: 10.1176/appi.ajp.2010.10040570

Schmitt, A., Reimer, A., Kulzer, B., Haak, T., Gahr, A., & Hermanns, N. (2014). “Assessment of diabetes acceptance can help identify patients with ineffective diabetes self-care and poor diabetes control.” Diabetic Medicine, 31(11), 1446–1451.

Shayeghian, Z., Hassanabadi, H., Aguilar-Vafaie, M. E., Amiri, P., & Besharat, M. A. (2016). “A randomized controlled trial of Acceptance and Commitment Therapy for type 2 diabetes management: The moderating role of coping styles.” PloS One, 11(12), e0166599.

Smout, M., Davies, M., Burns, N., & Christie, A. (2014). “Development of the valuing questionnaire (VQ).” Journal of Contextual Behavioral Science, 3(3), 164–172.

Thompson, M., Bond, F. W. & Lloyd, J. (2019). “Preliminary psychometric properties of the Everyday Psychological Inflexibility Checklist.” Journal of Contextual Behavioral Science, 12, 243–252. Doi: 10.1016/j.jcbs.2018.08.004.

Tom Insel, quoted in Rogers, A., “Star Neuroscientist Tom Insel Leaves the Google-Spawned Verily for … a Startup?” Wired, May 11, 2017.

Topper, M., Emmelkamp, P. M., Watkins, E., & Ehring, T. (2014). “Development and assessment of brief versions of the Penn State Worry Questionnaire and the Ruminative Response Scale.” British Journal of Clinical Psychology, 53(4), 402–421.

Tull, M. T. & Roemer, L. (2007). “Emotion regulation difficulties associated with the experience of uncued panic attacks: evidence of experiential avoidance, emotional non-acceptance, and decreased emotional clarity.” Behavior Therapy, 38, 378–391.

West, C. P., Dyrbye, L. N., Sloan, J. A. & Shanafelt, T. D. (2009). “Single item measures of emotional exhaustion and depersonalization are useful for assessing burnout in medical professionals.” Journal of General Internal Medicine, 24(12), 1318–1321. Doi: 10.1007/s11606-009-1129-z.

Wilson, K. G., Sandoz, E. K., Kitchens, J., & Roberts, M. E. (2010). “The Valued Living Questionnaire: Defining and measuring valued action within a behavioral framework.” Psychological Record, 60, 249–272.

Wood, A. R., et al. (2014). “Defining the role of common variation in the genomic and biological architecture of adult human height.” Nature Genetics, 46, 1173–1186.

Young, Q. R., Ignaszewski, A., Fofonoff, D., & Kaan, A. (2007). “Brief screen to identify 5 of the most common forms of psychosocial distress in cardiac patients: Validation of the screening tool for psychological distress.” Journal of Cardiovascular Nursing, 22(6), 525–534.

Young, Q. R., Nguyen, M., Roth, S., Broadberry, A., & Mackay, M. H. (2015). “Single-item measures for depression and anxiety: Validation of the Screening Tool for Psychological Distress in an inpatient cardiology setting.” European Journal of Cardiovascular Nursing, 14(6), 544–551.