ACT Immersion Course References

Dr. Steven C. Hayes

Barnes-Holmes, D., et al (2005). “Derived stimulus relations, semantic priming, and event-related potentials: Testing a behavioral theory of semantic networks.” Journal of the Experimental Analysis of Behavior, 84 (3), 417-433.

Baumeister, R. F., Campbell, J. D., Krueger, J. I., & Vohs, K. D. (2003). “Does high self-esteem cause better performance, interpersonal success, happiness, or healthier lifestyles?” Psychological Science in the Public Interest, 4 (1), 1-44.

Collishaw, S., Maughan, B., Goodman, R. & Pickles, A. (2004). “Time trends in adolescent mental health.” Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry, 45, 1350-1362.

Dias, B. G. & Ressler, K. J. (2014). “Parental olfactory experience influences behavior and neural structure in subsequent generations.” Nature Neuroscience, 17, 89–96.

Dusek, J. A., Otu, H. H., Wohlhueter, A. L., Bhasin M., Zerbini L. F., Joseph, M. G., Benson, H., & Libermann, T. A. (2008). “Genomic counter-stress changes induced by the relaxation response.” PLoS ONE, 3, 1–8.

Eisenberger, N. I., Lieberman, M. D.,  & Williams, K. D. (2003). “Does rejection hurt? An fMRI study of social exclusion.” Science, 302 (5643), 290-292.

Gifford, E. V., Kohlenberg, B., Hayes, S. C., Pierson, H., Piasecki, M., Antonuccio, D., & Palm, K. (2011). “Does acceptance and relationship-focused behavior therapy contribute to bupropion outcomes? A randomized controlled trial of FAP and ACT for smoking cessation.” Behavior Therapy, 42, 700-715

Hamlin, J., Wynn, K., Bloom, P., & Mahajan, N. (2011). “How infants and toddlers react to antisocial others.” PNAS – Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, 108 (50), 19931–19936. doi: 10.1073/ pnas.1110306108

Hayes, S. C.  (August 2019). A Liberated Mind: How to Pivot Toward What Matters. New York: Penguin/Avery.

Hayes, S. C., Law, S, Malady, M, Zhu, Z, and Bai, X. (2019) “The Centrality of Sense of Self in Psychological Flexibility Processes: What the Neurobiological and Psychological Correlates of Psychedelics Suggest.” Journal of Contextual Behavioral Science.

Hidaka, B. H. (2012). “Depression as a disease of modernity: Explanations for increasing prevalence.” Journal of Affective Disorders, 140 (3), 205-214.

Holt-Lunstad, J., Smith, T. B., Baker, M., Harris, T., & Stephenson, D. (2015). “Loneliness and social isolation as risk factors for mortality: A meta-analytic review.” Perspectives on Psychological Science, 10 (2), 227–237.

IRAP is the Implicit Relational Assessment Procedure, which you can learn about here.

Jablonka, E. & Lamb, M. (2005). Evolution in Four Dimensions. Cambridge, MA: MIT Press.

Johnson, D. A. (2018). “The relationship between state mindfulness and working alliance among counselors-in-training.” Journal of Humanistic Counseling, 57 (1), 31-50. Doi: 10.1002/johc.12065.

Dunn, R., Callahan, J. L., Swift, J. K., & Ivanovic, M. (2013). “Effects of pre-session centering for therapists on session presence and effectiveness.” Psychotherapy Research, 23 (1), 78-85. Doi: 10.1080/10503307.2012.731713.

Kashdan, T. B. & Breen, W. E. (2008). “Social Anxiety and Positive Emotions: A Prospective Examination of a Self-Regulatory Model With Tendencies to Suppress or Express Emotions as a Moderating Variable.” Behavior Therapy, 39 (1), 1-12. Doi: 10.1016/j.beth.2007.02.003.

Kashdan, T. B., & Steger, M. F. (2006). “Expanding the Topography of Social Anxiety: An Experience-Sampling Assessment of Positive Emotions, Positive Events, and Emotion Suppression.” Psychological Science, 17(2), 120–128.

Levine, T. R., Serota, K. B., Carey, F., & Messer, D. (2013). “Teenagers lie a lot: A further investigation into the prevalence of lying.” Communication Research Reports, 30, 211–220. DOI: 10.1080/08824096.2013.806254.

Liebal, K., Behne, T., Carpenter, M., & Tomasello, M. (2009). “Infants use shared experience to interpret a pointing gesture.” Developmental Science, 12, 264–271.

Muir, W. M., & Craig, J. V. (1998). “Improving animal well-being through genetic selection.” Poultry Science, 77 (12), 1781-1788. See also Muir, W. M. (2009). “Genetic selection and behaviour.” Canadian Journal of Animal Science, 89(1), 182–182.

Nieuwsma,  J. A., Walser, R. D., & Hayes, S. C. (eds) (2016). ACT for Clergy and Pastoral Counselors. Oakland, CA: New Harbinger.

Panasiti, M. S., et al. (2014). “The motor cost of telling lies: Electrocortical signatures and personality foundations of spontaneous deception.” Social Neuroscience, 9, 573–589. DOI: 10.1080/17470919.2014.934394.

DePaulo, B., et al. (1996). “Lying in everyday life.” Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 70, 984.

Pennie, B. & Kelly, M. E. (2018). “An examination of generalized implicit biases towards ‘wanting more’ as a proxy measure of materialistic behavior: A Relational Frame Theory (RFT) perspective.” Journal of Contextual Behavioral Science, 8, 17-28.

Scherr, S. R., Herbert, J. D. & Forman, E. M. (2015). “The role of therapist experiential avoidance in predicting therapist preference for exposure treatment for OCD.” Journal of Contextual Behavioral Science, 4 (1), 21-29. Doi: /10.1016/j.jcbs.2014.12.002.

Twenge, J. M., Gentile, B., DeWall, C. N., Ma, D., Lacefield, K., & David R. Schurtz, D. R. (2010). “Birth cohort increases in psychopathology among young Americans, 1938–2007: A cross-temporal meta-analysis of the MMPI.” Clinical Psychology Review, 30 (2), 145-154.

Villatte, J. L., Vilardaga, R., Villatte, M., Vilardaga, J. C. P., Atkins, D. A., & Hayes, S. C. (2016). “Acceptance and Commitment Therapy modules: Differential impact on treatment processes and outcomes.” Behaviour Research & Therapy, 77, 52-61. doi:10.1016/j.brat.2015.12.001.

Walser, R. D., Karlin, B. E., Trockel, M., Mazina, B., & Barr Taylor, C. (2013). “Training in and implementation of Acceptance and Commitment Therapy for Depression in the Veterans Health Administration: Therapist and patient outcomes.” Behaviour Research and Therapy, 51, 555-563. 

Wilson, T. D. & Gilbert, D. T. (2005). “Affective forecasting – Knowing what to want.” Current Directions In Psychological Science, 14 (3), 131-134  DOI: 10.1111/j.0963-7214.2005.00355.x )