Does A New Popular Form Of Psychotherapy (Acceptance And Commitment Therapy) Work?

Friday, April 3, 2009 - 08:21 in Health & Medicine

An analysis of the studies which have been conducted with a new, increasingly popular, form of psychotherapy (acceptance and commitment therapy, ACT) is raising doubts on the specificity of the strategy. The results reveal that ACT is more effective than control conditions for several problem domains, but there is no evidence yet that ACT is more effective than established treatments.

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