Measuring psychological flexibility: why and how

Thompson, M. (2013) Measuring psychological flexibility: why and how. In: the 41st Annual British Association for Behavioural and Cognitive Psychotherapies (BABCP) conference, 17th - 19th July 2013, Imperial College, London. (Unpublished)

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Abstract

This presentation will focus on the importance and practicality of measuring psychological flexibility in ACT interventions, especially those that take place outside of the health care environment. It will begin by providing a brief overview of the initial development of psychological flexibility measures focusing on the proliferation of the Acceptance and Action Questionnaire (AAQ). Next it will focus on a measure of psychological flexibility developed specifically for work place settings: the Work-Related Acceptance and Action Questionnaire (WAAQ). Finally the paper will introduce preliminary data from an as yet unpublished measure that seeks to measure psychological flexibility in non clinical, community samples: the Everyday Psychological Inflexibility Checklist (EPIC).

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Other)
Subjects: B Philosophy. Psychology. Religion > BF Psychology
B Philosophy. Psychology. Religion > BF Psychology > BF0636 Applied psychology
B Philosophy. Psychology. Religion > BF Psychology > BF0076.5 Psychology research
R Medicine > RC Internal medicine > RC0435 Psychiatry > RC0467 Clinical psychology
Divisions: pre Nov-2014 > Faculty of Social and Applied Sciences > Applied Social Sciences
Depositing User: Dr Miles Thompson
Date Deposited: 22 Jul 2013 13:26
Last Modified: 11 Dec 2014 14:11
URI: https://create.canterbury.ac.uk/id/eprint/12108

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