Skip to content
Licensed Unlicensed Requires Authentication Published by De Gruyter July 1, 2012

Living beyond pain: Acceptance and commitment therapy

  • Camilla Grønlund

Recommended reading

[1] Wetherell JL, Afari N, Rutledge T, Sorrell JT, Stoddard JA, Petkus AJ, Atkinson JH. A randomized, controlled trial of acceptance and commitment therapy and cognitive-behavioral therapy for chronic pain. Pain 2011;152:2098–107.10.1016/j.pain.2011.05.016Search in Google Scholar

[2] Vowles KE, Thompson M. Acceptance and commitment therapy for chronic pain. In: McCracken LM, editor. Mindfulness and acceptance in behavioral medicine: current theory and practice. Oakland: New Harbinger Press; 2011. p. 31–60.Search in Google Scholar

[3] 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;141:248–57.10.1016/j.pain.2008.11.006Search in Google Scholar

[4] Wicksell RK, Ahlqvist J, Bring A, Melin L, Olsson GL. Can exposure and acceptance strategies improve functioning and quality of life in people with chronic pain and whiplash associated disorders (WAD)? A randomized controlled trial. Cognitive Behaviour Therapy 2008;37:1–14.10.1080/16506070802078970Search in Google Scholar

[5] Vowles KE, McCracken LM. Acceptance and values-based action in chronic pain: a study of effectiveness and treatment process. Journal of Clinical and Consulting Psychology 2008;76:397–407.10.1037/0022-006X.76.3.397Search in Google Scholar

[6] 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;43:1335–46.10.1016/j.brat.2004.10.003Search in Google Scholar

[7] 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;35:785–802.10.1016/S0005-7894(04)80020-0Search in Google Scholar

Published Online: 2012-07-01
Published in Print: 2012-07-01

© 2012 Scandinavian Association for the Study of Pain

Downloaded on 23.3.2023 from
Scroll Up Arrow