Feasibility and preliminary effects of acceptance and commitment therapy on reducing psychological distress and improving the quality of life of the parents of children with cancer : A pilot randomised controlled trial

Research output: Journal Publications and Reviews (RGC: 21, 22, 62)21_Publication in refereed journalpeer-review

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Author(s)

  • Xiaohuan Jin
  • Huiyuan Li
  • Yuen Yu Chong
  • Ka Fai Mann
  • Wenying Yao
  • And 1 others
  • Cho Lee Wong

Detail(s)

Original languageEnglish
Number of pages5
Journal / PublicationPsycho-Oncology
Online published23 Apr 2022
Publication statusOnline published - 23 Apr 2022

Abstract

Key points • Few experimental studies have tested Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT) in parents of children with cancer  ACT is feasible considering the high rates of recruitment, adherence and retention • ACT is well accepted with high levels of satisfaction  ACT is effective in improving psychological flexibility and reducing guilt and worry • Future full-scale RCTs are warranted to confirm the results of this work

Research Area(s)

  • acceptance and commitment therapy, childhood cancer, parents, psycho-oncology, psychological distress, quality of life, POSTTRAUMATIC STRESS, AVOIDANCE

Citation Format(s)

Feasibility and preliminary effects of acceptance and commitment therapy on reducing psychological distress and improving the quality of life of the parents of children with cancer : A pilot randomised controlled trial. / Jin, Xiaohuan; Li, Huiyuan; Chong, Yuen Yu; Mann, Ka Fai; Yao, Wenying; Wong, Cho Lee.

In: Psycho-Oncology, 23.04.2022.

Research output: Journal Publications and Reviews (RGC: 21, 22, 62)21_Publication in refereed journalpeer-review