Vetenskapliga artiklar om ACT och smärta

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Branstetter-Rost A, Cushing C, Douleh T. Personal values and pain tolerance: Does a values intervention add to acceptance? The Journal of Pain 2009;10(8):887-892.

Dahl J, Wilson KG, Nilsson A. Acceptance and Commitment Therapy and the Treatment of Persons at Risk for Long-Term Disability Resulting From Stress and Pain Symptoms: A Preliminary Randomized Trial. Behavior Therapy 2004;35(4):785-801.

Dindo L, Recober A, Marchman JN, Turvey C, O’Hara MW. One-day behavioral treatment for patients with comorbid depression and migraine: a pilot study. Behav Res Ther 2012;50(9):537-543.

Division 12 APA. Psychological Treatments. Book Psychological Treatments. City: American Psychological Association, 2010.

Gauthier LR, Rodin G, Zimmermann C, Warr D, Moore M, Shepherd F, Gagliese L. Acceptance of pain: A study in patients with advanced cancer. Pain 2009;143(1-2):147-154.

Jensen KB, Kosek E, Wicksell R, Kemani M, Olsson G, Merle JV, Kadetoff D, Ingvar M. Cognitive Behavioral Therapy increases pain-evoked activation of the prefrontal cortex in patients with fibromyalgia. Pain 2012;153(7):1495-1503.

Ljótsson B, Atterlöf E, Lagerlöf M, Andersson E, Jernelöv S, Hedman E, Kemani M, Wicksell RK. Internet-delivered acceptance and values-based exposure treatment for fibromyalgia: a pilot study. Cognitive Behavior Therapy In press.

Masedo AI, Esteve MR. Effects of suppression, acceptance and spontaneous coping on pain tolerance, pain intensity and distress. Behaviour Research and Therapy 2007;45(2):199-209.

McCracken LM. Learning to live with the pain: acceptance of pain predicts adjustment in persons with chronic pain. Pain 1998;74(1):21-27.

McCracken LM, Gauntlett-Gilbert J, Vowles KE. The role of mindfulness in a contextual cognitive-behavioral analysis of chronic pain-related suffering and disability. Pain 2007;131(1-2):63-69.

McCracken LM, Jones R. Treatment for chronic pain for adults in the seventh and eighth decades of life: a preliminary study of Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT). Pain Med 2012;13(7):860-867.

McCracken LM, MacKichan F, Eccleston C. Contextual cognitive-behavioral therapy for severely disabled chronic pain sufferers: effectiveness and clinically significant change. Eur J Pain 2007;11(3):314-322.

McCracken LM, Vowles KE, Eccleston C. Acceptance-based treatment for persons with complex, long standing chronic pain: a preliminary analysis of treatment outcome in comparison to a waiting phase. Behaviour Research and Therapy 2005;43(10):1335-1346.

McMullen J, Barnes-Holmes D, Barnes-Holmes Y, Stewart I, Luciano C, Cochrane A. Acceptance versus distraction: brief instructions, metaphors and exercises in increasing tolerance for self-delivered electric shocks. Behav Res Ther 2008;46(1):122-129.

Mo’tamedi H, Rezaiemaram P, Tavallaie A. The effectiveness of a group-based acceptance and commitment additive therapy on rehabilitation of female outpatients with chronic headache: preliminary findings reducing 3 dimensions of headache impact. Headache 2012;52(7):1106-1119.

Thorsell J, Finnes A, Dahl J, Lundgren T, Gybrant M, Gordh T, Buhrman M. A comparative study of 2 manual-based self-help interventions, acceptance and commitment therapy and applied relaxation, for persons with chronic pain. The Clinical Journal of Pain 2011;27(8):716-723.

Vowles KE, McCracken LM. Acceptance and values-based action in chronic pain: A study of treatment effectiveness and process. Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology 2008;76(3):397-407.

Vowles KE, McCracken LM. Acceptance and values-based action in chronic pain: a study of treatment effectiveness and process. Journal of consulting and clinical psychology 2008;76(3):397-407.

Vowles KE, McCracken LM, Eccleston C. Patient functioning and catastrophizing in chronic pain: The mediating effects of acceptance. Health Psychology 2008;27(2, Suppl):S136-S143.

Vowles KE, McCracken LM, O’Brien JZ. Acceptance and values-based action in chronic pain: A three-year follow-up analysis of treatment effectiveness and process. Behaviour Research and Therapy 2011;49(11):748-755.

Wetherell JL, Afari N, Rutledge T, Sorrell JT, Stoddard JA, Petkus AJ, Solomon BC, Lehman DH, Liu L, Lang AJ, Atkinson J. A randomized, controlled trial of acceptance and commitment therapy and cognitive-behavioral therapy for chronic pain. Pain 2011;152(9):2098-2107.

Wicksell RK, Ahlqvist J, Bring A, Melin L, Olsson GL. Can exposure and acceptance strategies improve functioning and life satisfaction in people with chronic pain and whiplash-associated disorders (WAD)? A randomized controlled trial. Cognitive behaviour therapy 2008;37(3):169-182.

Wicksell RK, Kanstrup M, Kemani M, Holmström L, Vowles K, Olsson GL. Acceptance and Commitment Therapy and psychological flexibility in pain: a theory based systematic review.  In preparation.

Wicksell RK, Kemani M, Jensen K, Kosek E, Kadetoff D, Sorjonen K, Ingvar M, Olsson GL. Acceptance and commitment therapy for fibromyalgia: A randomized controlled trial. Eur J Pain 2012.

Wicksell RK, Lekander M, Sorjonen K, Olsson GL. The Psychological Inflexibility in Pain Scale (PIPS)–statistical properties and model fit of an instrument to assess change processes in pain related disability. Eur J Pain 2010;14(7):771 e771-714.

Wicksell RK, Melin L, Lekander M, Olsson GL. Evaluating the effectiveness of exposure and acceptance strategies to improve functioning and quality of life in longstanding pediatric pain–a randomized controlled trial. Pain 2009;141(3):248-257.

Wicksell RK, Melin L, Olsson GL. Exposure and acceptance in the rehabilitation of adolescents with idiopathic chronic pain – A pilot study. European Journal of Pain 2007;11(3):267-274.

Wicksell RK, Olsson GL, Hayes SC. Psychological flexibility as a mediator of improvement in Acceptance and Commitment Therapy for patients with chronic pain following whiplash. European Journal of Pain 2010;14(10):e1-e11.

Wicksell RK, Olsson GL, Hayes SC. Mediators of change in acceptance and commitment therapy for pediatric chronic pain. Pain 2011;152(12):2792-2801.

Wicksell RK, Olsson GL, Melin L. The Chronic Pain Acceptance Questionnaire (CPAQ)-further validation including a confirmatory factor analysis and a comparison with the Tampa Scale of Kinesiophobia. European Journal of Pain 2009;13(7):760-768.

Wicksell RK, Renofalt J, Olsson GL, Bond FW, Melin L. Avoidance and cognitive fusion–Central components in pain related disability? Development and preliminary validation of the Psychological Inflexibility in Pain Scale (PIPS). European Journal of Pain 2008;12(4):491-500.