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Human Studies

2020 Sep 25

J Pediatr Psychol

Internet-Delivered Acceptance and Commitment Therapy for Adolescents with Chronic Pain and Their Parents: A Nonrandomized Pilot Trial.


Zetterqvist V, Gentili C, Rickardsson J, Sörensen I, Wicksell RK
J Pediatr Psychol. 2020 Sep 25.
PMID: 32974656.


Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT) is an empirically supported treatment for chronic pain in adults. There is also a small but growing evidence base of ACT for pediatric chronic pain. However, because of limited access to psychological treatment for pain, and geographical distances from pain facilities, many patients will not receive such treatment.