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Type: Theses
Title: A principles-based approach to ACT with self-forgiveness: new approaches to flexible living
Author: Dewar, Grant Malcolm
Issue Date: 2017
School/Discipline: School of Psychology
Abstract: This dissertation explores the potential additive benefits of self-forgiveness within Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT). It examines the importance of self-forgiveness and new wave treatment approaches for addressing psychological distress, which most commonly manifests as anxiety and depression. This research sought to establish explicit and practical links between current evidence-based approaches within Relational Frame Theory (RFT) and ACT, together with research into self-forgiveness, and tested the potential value of a set of principles that could be used with both individuals and groups affected by shame and guilt associated with personal transgressions
Advisor: Strelan, Peter Gerhard
Delfabbro, Paul Howard
Dissertation Note: Thesis (Ph.D.) (Research by Publication) -- University of Adelaide, School of Psychology, 2017
Keywords: Research by Publication
ACT
RFT
language
self-forgiveness
principles-based
victimless
intrapersonal offence
Provenance: This electronic version is made publicly available by the University of Adelaide in accordance with its open access policy for student theses. Copyright in this thesis remains with the author. This thesis may incorporate third party material which has been used by the author pursuant to Fair Dealing exceptions. If you are the owner of any included third party copyright material you wish to be removed from this electronic version, please complete the take down form located at: http://www.adelaide.edu.au/legals
DOI: 10.4225/55/5b32fca53fea0
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