I am a
Home I AM A Search Login

Papers of the Week

Papers: 15 Jun 2019 - 21 Jun 2019


2019 Jun 14

Syst Rev



Acceptance and commitment therapy for chronic pain: protocol of a systematic review and individual participant data meta-analysis.


Lin J, Scott W, Carpenter L, Norton S, Domhardt M, Baumeister H, McCracken LM
Syst Rev. 2019 Jun 14; 8(1):140.
PMID: 31200768.


Acceptance and commitment therapy (ACT) can be effective in treating chronic pain. Despite evidence supporting the effectiveness of ACT, uncertainties remain regarding which subgroups in the chronic pain population are likely to benefit most and least. This protocol describes the application for two meta-analytic approaches, one at the level of individual participant data and the other at the level of aggregated data, from randomized controlled trials of ACT for chronic pain (ACT-CP-MA).