Promising Treatments for Schizophrenia

Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT) for Psychosis

Bach, P., & Hayes, S. C. (2002). The use of acceptance and commitment therapy to prevent the rehospitalization of psychotic patients: A randomized controlled trial. Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology70(5), 1129.

Bach, P., Gaudiano, B. A., Hayes, S. C., & Herbert, J. D. (2013). Acceptance and commitment therapy for psychosis: Intent to treat, hospitalization outcome and mediation by believability. Psychosis5(2), 166-174.

Gaudiano, B. A., & Herbert, J. D. (2006). Acute treatment of inpatients with psychotic symptoms using Acceptance and Commitment Therapy: Pilot results. Behaviour Research and Therapy44(3), 415-437.

Johns, L. C., Oliver, J. E., Khondoker, M., Byrne, M., Jolley, S., Wykes, T., … & Morris, E. M. (2016). The feasibility and acceptability of a brief Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT) group intervention for people with psychosis: the ‘ACT for life’study. Journal of Behavior Therapy and Experimental Psychiatry50, 257-263.

Shawyer, F., Farhall, J., Thomas, N., Hayes, S. C., Gallop, R., Copolov, D., & Castle, D. J. (2017). Acceptance and commitment therapy for psychosis: Randomised controlled trial. The British Journal of Psychiatry210(2), 140-148.

Tyrberg, M. J., Carlbring, P., & Lundgren, T. (2017). Brief Acceptance and Commitment Therapy for psychotic inpatients: A randomized controlled feasibility trial in Sweden. Nordic Psychology69(2), 110-125.

Yildiz, E. (2020). The effects of Acceptance and Commitment Therapy in psychosis treatment: A systematic review of randomized controlled trials. Perspectives in Psychiatric Care56(1), 149-167.