Emerging approaches - acceptance and commitment therapy (ACT) approaches to gastrointestinal condition

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Abstract

This chapter aims to provide a brief theoretical introduction to acceptance and commitment therapy (ACT) and an overview of how the techniques of ACT can be incorporated in the management of gastrointestinal (GI) illness and associated psychological difficulties.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationPsychogastroenterology for Adults
Subtitle of host publicationA Handbook for Mental Health Professionals
PublisherRoutledge Taylor & Francis Group
Chapter17
Pages254-265
Number of pages12
Edition1st
ISBN (Electronic)ISBN 9780429203749
ISBN (Print)ISBN 9780367196561
Publication statusPublished - 30 Sep 2019

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    Ferreira, N. (2019). Emerging approaches - acceptance and commitment therapy (ACT) approaches to gastrointestinal condition. In Psychogastroenterology for Adults: A Handbook for Mental Health Professionals (1st ed., pp. 254-265). Routledge Taylor & Francis Group.