Evidence Base

Papers Supporting Mindfulness & ACT

Mindfulness

Shapiro, S. L., & Carlson, L. E. (2017). The art and science of mindfulness: Integrating mindfulness into psychology and the helping professions (2nd ed.). Washington, DC, US: American Psychological Association.

Bishop SR, Lau M, Shapiro S, et al. Mindfulness: A proposed operational definition. Clinical Psychology: Science and Practice. 2004;11(3):230–241.

Goyal M, Singh S, Sibinga EM, et al. Meditation Programs for Psychological Stress and Well-Being. Comparative Effectiveness Review No. 124. Rockville, MD: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality; 2014. (Prepared by Johns Hopkins University Evidence-based Practice Center under Contract No. 290-2007-10061–I.) AHRQ Publication No. 13(14)-EHC116-EF.

Chiesa A, Malinowski P. Mindfulness-based approaches: are they all the same? Journal of clinical psychology. 2011 Apr;67(4):404–424.

Marchand WR. Mindfulness-based stress reduction, mindfulness-based cognitive therapy, and Zen meditation for depression, anxiety, pain, and psychological distress. Journal of Psychiatric Practice

Boteva K. Mindfulness meditation in patients with mood disorders Feasibility, safety and efficacy: An empirical review. International Journal of Child Health and Human Development. 2008;1(2):135–154. 2008.

Coelho HF, Canter PH, Ernst E. Mindfulness-based cognitive therapy: evaluating current evidence and informing future research. Journal of consulting and clinical psychology. 2007 Dec;75(6):1000–1005.

de Vibe M, Bjørndal A, Tipton E, Hammerstrøm K, Kowalski K. Mindfulness based stress reduction (MBSR) for improving health, quality of life, and social functioning in adults. Campbell Systematic Reviews. 2012;3

Eberth J, Sedlmeier P. The effects of mindfulness meditation: A meta-analysis. Mindfulness. 2012 Sep;3(3):174–189. 2012.

Kim SH, Schneider SM, Kravitz L, Mermier C, Burge MR. Mind-body practices for posttraumatic stress disorder. Journal of investigative medicine : the official publication of the American Federation for Clinical Research. 2013 Jun;61(5):827–834.

McCarney R, Schulz J, Grey Winbush NY, Gross CR, Kreitzer MJ. The effects of mindfulness-based stress reduction on sleep disturbance: a systematic review. Explore (New York, N.Y.). 2007 Nov-Dec;3(6):585–591.

A. Effectiveness of mindfulness-based therapies in reducing symptoms of depression: A meta-analysis. European Journal of Psychotherapy and Counselling S2- European Journal of Psychotherapy, Counselling and Health. 2012 Sep;14(3):279–299. 2012.

Regehr C, Glancy D, Pitts A. Interventions to reduce stress in university students: a review and meta-analysis. Journal of affective disorders. 2013 May 15;148(1):1–11.

Virgili M. Mindfulness-based interventions reduce psychological distress in working adults: a meta-analysis of intervention studies. Mindfulness. 2013

Carim-Todd L, Mitchell SH, Oken BS. Mind-body practices: an alternative, drug-free treatment for smoking cessation? A systematic review of the literature. Drug and alcohol dependence. 2013 Oct 1;132(3):399–410.

Carmody J, Baer RA. How long does a mindfulness-based stress reduction program need to be? A review of class contact hours and effect sizes for psychological distress. Journal of clinical psychology. 2009 Jun;65(6):627–638.

Chiesa A, Calati R, Serretti A. Does mindfulness training improve cognitive abilities? A systematic review of neuropsychological findings. Clinical psychology review. 2011 Apr;31(3):449–464.

Chiesa A, Serretti A. Mindfulness-based stress reduction for stress management in healthy people: a review and meta-analysis. Journal of alternative and complementary medicine (New York, N.Y.). 2009 May;15(5):593–600.[

Chiesa A, Serretti A. Mindfulness-based interventions for chronic pain: a systematic review of the evidence. Journal of alternative and complementary medicine (New York, N.Y.). 2011 Jan;17(1):83–93.

Brown KW, Goodman RJ, Ryan RM, Anālayo B (2016) Correction: Mindfulness Enhances Episodic Memory Performance: Evidence from a Multimethod Investigation. PLOS ONE 11(7): e0160280

ACT

Atkins, P. W. B. (2008). Leadership as response not reaction: Wisdom and mindfulness in public sector leadership. In P. t Hart & J. Uhr (Eds.), Public Leadership: Perspectives and Practices (pp. 73-82). Canberra: ANU E-Press

Atkins, P. W. B. (2011). Building Trust at the Beginning of a New Leadership Role: The role of learning and collaboration. In P. t Hart & J. Uhr (Eds.), How Power Changes Hands: Transition and Succession in Government (pp. 191-207). Sydney: Palgrave Macmillan [This is not so much ACT as dialogue training]

Atkins, P. W. B. (2012). Elemental realism and pragmatism in psychology: Making our assumptions clear. Coaching: An International Journal of Theory, Research and Practice7(1), 101-105.

Atkins, P. W. B. (2013). Empathy, self-other differentiation and mindfulness. In K. Pavlovich & K. Krahnke (Eds.), Organizing Through Empathy (pp. 49-70). New York: Routledge

Atkins, P. W. B., & Parker, S. K. (2012). Understanding individual compassion in organizations: the role of appraisals and psychological flexibility. Academy of Management Review, 37(4), 524-546.

Atkins, P. W. B., & Styles, R. (2012). A Behavioral Measure Of The Construction Of Self As Story, Process And Perspective. Paper presented at the Academy of Management, Boston, MA.

Atkins, P. W. B., & Styles, R. (2012). Changes in self-construal as a result of a MBSR course: Application of a new behavioral measure. Paper presented at the Academy of Management, Boston, MA.

Atkins, P.W.B., & Styles, R. (2015). Mindfulness, identity, and work: Mindfulness training creates a more flexible sense of self. In P.W.B. Atkins & J. Reb (Eds.). Mindfulness in organizations: Foundations, research, and applications. Cambridge, UK: Cambridge University Press.

Atkins, P.W.B., & Reb, J. (Eds.). (2015). Mindfulness in organizations: Foundations, research, and applications. Cambridge, UK: Cambridge University Press.

Baer, R. A. (2003). Mindfulness training as a clinical intervention: A conceptual and empirical review. Clinical Psychology: Science and Practice, 10, 125-143.

Barkham, M., & Shapiro, D.A. (1990). Brief psychotherapeutic interventions for job-related distress: A pilot study of prescriptive and exploratory therapy. Counselling Psychology Quarterly, 3, 133-147.

Biglan, A., Hayes, S. C., & Pistorello, J. (2008). Acceptance and Commitment: Implications for prevention science. Prevention Science, 9, 139-152

Biron, M.m & van Veldhoven, M. J. P. M. (2012). Emotional labor in service work: Psychological flexibility and emotion regulation. Human Relations. doi: 10.1177/0018726712447832.

Bond & Bunce (2003). The role of acceptance and job control in mental health, job satisfaction and work performance. Journal of Applied Psychology, 88, 1057-1067.

Bond, F., & Bunce, D. (2000). Mediators of Change in emotion-focused and problem focused worksite stress management interventions. Journal Of Occupational Health Psychology, 5, 156-63.

Bond, F., (2004). ACT for stress. In Hayes & Strohsahl (Eds). A Practical Guide to ACT. Springer.

Bond, F. W. (2012). Enhancing the effectiveness of transformational leadership with acceptance and commitment therapy (ACT). Manuscript in preparation.

Bond, F. W., & Bunce, D. (2003). The role of acceptance and job control in mental health, job satisfaction, and work performance. Journal of Applied Psychology, 88, 1057-1067.

A-tjak, J. G., Davis, M. L., Morina, N., Powers, M. B., Smits, J. A., & Emmelkamp, P. M. (2015). A meta-analysis of the efficacy of acceptance and commitment therapy for clinically relevant mental and physical health problems. Psychotherapy and Psychosomatics, 84(1), 30-36

Barnes-Holmes, D., Barnes-Holmes, Y., Cochrane, A., McHugh, L., & Stewart, I. (2004). Psychological Acceptance: Experimental Analyses and Theoretical Interpretations. International Journal of Psychology and Psychological Therapy, 4, 517-530.Download restricted to ACBS members.More info

Barnes-Holmes, D., Barnes-Holmes, Y., Hayes, S. C., & McHugh, L. (2004). Relational Frame Theory: Some Implications for Understanding and Treating Human Psychopathology. International Journal of Psychology and Psychological Therapy, 4, 355-375.Download restricted to ACBS members.More info

Barnes‐Holmes, Y., Hussey, I., McEnteggart, C., Barnes‐Holmes, D., & Foody, M. (2016). The Relationship between Relational Frame Theory and Middle‐Level Terms in Acceptance and Commitment Therapy. The Wiley handbook of contextual behavioral science, 365-382.

Ciarrochi, J. (2006). Buddhist practices and emotional intelligence: Finding the convergence. In Nauriyal, D., Drummond, M., & Lal, Y. (Eds.), Buddhist Thought and Applied Psychology: Transcending the Boundaries. Routledge Curzon.

Hayes, S. C. (1984). Making sense of spirituality. Behaviorism, 12, 99-110.Download restricted to ACBS members.More info

Hayes, S. C. (1987). A contextual approach to therapeutic change. In N. Jacobson (Ed.), Psychotherapists in clinical practice: Cognitive and behavioral perspectives (pp. 327 387). New York: Guilford.Download restricted to ACBS members.More info

Hayes, S. C. (1994). Content, context, and the types of psychological acceptance. In S. C. Hayes, N. S. Jacobson, V. M. Follette, & M. J. Dougher (Eds.), Acceptance and change: Content and context in psychotherapy (pp. 13-32). Reno, NV: Context Press.Download restricted to ACBS members.More info

Hayes, S. C. (1995). Knowing selves. The Behavior Therapist, 18, 94-96.

Hayes, S. C. (2000). Acceptance and Commitment Therapy in the treatment of experiential avoidance disorders. Clinician's Research Digest: Supplemental Bulletin 22 (June), 1-2.

Hayes, S. C. (2002). Acceptance, mindfulness, and science. Clinical Psychology: Science and Practice, 9(1), 101-106.Download restricted to ACBS members.More info

Hayes, S. C. (2002). Buddhism and Acceptance and Commitment Therapy. Cognitive and Behavioral Practice, 9, 58-66.Download restricted to ACBS members.More info

Hayes, S. C. (2002). Getting to dissemination. Clinical Psychology: Science and Practice, 9, 424-429.Download restricted to ACBS members.More info

Hayes, S. C. (2004). Acceptance and Commitment Therapy and the new behavior therapies: Mindfulness, acceptance and relationship. In S. C. Hayes, V. M. Follette, & M. Linehan (Eds.), Mindfulness and acceptance: Expanding the cognitive behavioral tradition (pp. 1-29). New York: Guilford.Download restricted to ACBS members.More info

Hayes, S. C. (2004). Acceptance and Commitment Therapy, Relational Frame Theory, and the third wave of behavior therapy. Behavior Therapy, 35, 639-665.

Hayes, S. C. (2007). Hello darkness: Discovering our values by confronting our fears. Psychotherapy Networker, 31(5), 46-52.Download restricted to ACBS members.More info

Hayes, S. C. (2008). Climbing our hills: A beginning conversation on the comparison of acceptance and commitment therapy and traditional cognitive behavioral therapy. Clinical Psychology: Science & Practice, 5, 286-295.

Walser, R. D., & Chartier, M. (2010). Laying out in anxiety: Acceptance and commitment therapy for values-based living. In G. W. Burns (Ed.), Happiness, healing, enhancement: Your casebook collection for applying positive psychology in therapy (pp. 176-189). Hoboken, NJ: John Wiley & Sons, Inc.More info

Walser, R. D., & Hayes, S. C. (1998). Acceptance and trauma survivors: Applied issues and problems. In V. Follette, J. Ruzak, & F. Abueg (Eds.), Trauma in context: A cognitive behavioral approach to trauma (pp. 256-277). New York: Guilford Press.

Walser, R., & Westrup, D. (2007). Acceptance & Commitment Therapy for the Treatment of Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder & Trauma-Related Problems: A Practitioner's Guide to Using Mindfulness & Acceptance Strategies. Oakland, CA: New Harbinger.More info

Walser, R., & Westrup, D. (2009). The Mindful Couple: How Acceptance and Mindfulness Can Lead You to the Love You Want. Oakland, CA: New Harbinger Publications.

Wilson, K. G., & Byrd, M. R. (2004). Acceptance and Commitment Therapy for Substance Abuse and Dependence. In S. C. Hayes & K. Strosahl (Eds.), A Practical Guide to Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (pp. 153-184). New York: Springer Press.Download restricted to ACBS members.More info

Wilson, K. G., & DuFrene, T. (2009). Mindfulness for Two: An Acceptance and Commitment Therapy Approach to Mindfulness in Psychotherapy. Oakland, CA: New Harbinger.