- People suffering from chronic pain
Mindfulness techniques have assisted many people with chronic pain. The strategy, which may at first seem counter-intuitive, is to turn “towards” the pain and deepen one’s experience of it. Read the research report below that showed participants experiencing relief of their symptoms by practicing techniques leant in a book:
- Effectiveness of A.C.T. in treating depression and suicidal ideation
This paper examines the effects of Acceptance and Commitment Therapy for depression (ACT-D), and the specific effects of experiential acceptance and mindfulness, in reducing suicidal ideation (SI) and depression among Veterans.
- Reviewing the efficacy of A.C.T. for multiple mental and physical heath problems
A Meta-Analysis of the Efficacy of Acceptance and Commitment Therapy for Clinically Relevant Mental and Physical Health Problems Article about the applications of A.C.T.
- Acceptance And Commitment Therapy (ACT) For Obsessive-Compulsive And Related Disorders
With respect to obsessive-compulsive and related disorders (OCRDs), ACT assists people to better tolerate and accept the discomfort of their obsessions. This is an important alternative, particularly for those people who are reluctant to enter exposure and response prevention therapy.