Akihiko Masuda

Summary

Affiliation: Texas Medical Center
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Impact of acceptance and commitment therapy versus education on stigma toward people with psychological disorders
    Akihiko Masuda
    Department of Psychology, University of Nevada, Reno, NV 89557 0062, USA
    Behav Res Ther 45:2764-72. 2007
  2. doi request reprint The role of body image flexibility in the relationship between disordered eating cognitions and disordered eating symptoms among non-clinical college students
    Johanna W Wendell
    Department of Psychology, Georgia State University, Atlanta, GA 30303, USA
    Eat Behav 13:240-5. 2012
  3. doi request reprint Teaching acceptance and mindfulness to improve the lives of the obese: a preliminary test of a theoretical model
    Jason Lillis
    Department of Psychology 298, University of Nevada, Reno, Nevada, USA
    Ann Behav Med 37:58-69. 2009
  4. doi request reprint Pain intensity, psychological inflexibility, and acceptance of pain as predictors of functioning in adolescents with juvenile idiopathic arthritis: a preliminary investigation
    Amanda B Feinstein
    Department of Psychology, Georgia State University, Atlanta, GA 30302 5010, USA
    J Clin Psychol Med Settings 18:291-8. 2011
  5. ncbi request reprint Acceptance and commitment therapy: model, processes and outcomes
    Steven C Hayes
    Department of Psychology, University of Nevada, Reno, NV 89557 0062, USA
    Behav Res Ther 44:1-25. 2006
  6. ncbi request reprint A preliminary investigation of acceptance and commitment therapy as a treatment for chronic skin picking
    Michael P Twohig
    Department of Psychology, University of Nevada, Mail Stop 298, Reno, NV 89557 0062, USA
    Behav Res Ther 44:1513-22. 2006
  7. doi request reprint Cognitive defusion versus thought distraction: a clinical rationale, training, and experiential exercise in altering psychological impacts of negative self-referential thoughts
    Akihiko Masuda
    Department of Psychology, Georgia State University, Atlanta, GA 30302, USA
    Behav Modif 34:520-38. 2010
  8. doi request reprint A case study: Acceptance and commitment therapy for pediatric sickle cell disease
    Akihiko Masuda
    Department of Psychology, Georgia State University, Atlanta, GA 30302, USA
    J Pediatr Psychol 36:398-408. 2011
  9. doi request reprint Mindfulness mediates the relation between disordered eating-related cognitions and psychological distress
    Akihiko Masuda
    Department of Psychology, Georgia State University, Atlanta, GA 30303, USA
    Eat Behav 11:293-6. 2010
  10. doi request reprint Disordered eating-related cognition and psychological flexibility as predictors of psychological health among college students
    Akihiko Masuda
    Department of Psychology, Georgia State University, Atlanta, GA 30303, USA
    Behav Modif 34:3-15. 2010

Detail Information

Publications14

  1. ncbi request reprint Impact of acceptance and commitment therapy versus education on stigma toward people with psychological disorders
    Akihiko Masuda
    Department of Psychology, University of Nevada, Reno, NV 89557 0062, USA
    Behav Res Ther 45:2764-72. 2007
    ..Acceptance could be an important avenue of exploration for stigma researchers...
  2. doi request reprint The role of body image flexibility in the relationship between disordered eating cognitions and disordered eating symptoms among non-clinical college students
    Johanna W Wendell
    Department of Psychology, Georgia State University, Atlanta, GA 30303, USA
    Eat Behav 13:240-5. 2012
    ..Employing two cross-sectional studies, the present paper investigated whether body image flexibility (BIF), a specific type of psychological flexibility, mediates the relations between DE cognitions and overall DE pathology...
  3. doi request reprint Teaching acceptance and mindfulness to improve the lives of the obese: a preliminary test of a theoretical model
    Jason Lillis
    Department of Psychology 298, University of Nevada, Reno, Nevada, USA
    Ann Behav Med 37:58-69. 2009
    ..Obesity is a growing epidemic. Weight control interventions can achieve weight loss, but most is regained over time. Stigma and low quality of life are significant problems that are rarely targeted...
  4. doi request reprint Pain intensity, psychological inflexibility, and acceptance of pain as predictors of functioning in adolescents with juvenile idiopathic arthritis: a preliminary investigation
    Amanda B Feinstein
    Department of Psychology, Georgia State University, Atlanta, GA 30302 5010, USA
    J Clin Psychol Med Settings 18:291-8. 2011
    ....
  5. ncbi request reprint Acceptance and commitment therapy: model, processes and outcomes
    Steven C Hayes
    Department of Psychology, University of Nevada, Reno, NV 89557 0062, USA
    Behav Res Ther 44:1-25. 2006
    ..There are not enough well-controlled studies to conclude that ACT is generally more effective than other active treatments across the range of problems examined, but so far the data are promising...
  6. ncbi request reprint A preliminary investigation of acceptance and commitment therapy as a treatment for chronic skin picking
    Michael P Twohig
    Department of Psychology, University of Nevada, Mail Stop 298, Reno, NV 89557 0062, USA
    Behav Res Ther 44:1513-22. 2006
    ..Results support the construction of more comprehensive ACT protocols for skin picking...
  7. doi request reprint Cognitive defusion versus thought distraction: a clinical rationale, training, and experiential exercise in altering psychological impacts of negative self-referential thoughts
    Akihiko Masuda
    Department of Psychology, Georgia State University, Atlanta, GA 30302, USA
    Behav Modif 34:520-38. 2010
    ..The positive results of the Full-Defusion condition were also found among participants with elevated depressive symptoms...
  8. doi request reprint A case study: Acceptance and commitment therapy for pediatric sickle cell disease
    Akihiko Masuda
    Department of Psychology, Georgia State University, Atlanta, GA 30302, USA
    J Pediatr Psychol 36:398-408. 2011
    ..This study describes ACT for improving functioning and quality of life for an adolescent with SCD and his parents...
  9. doi request reprint Mindfulness mediates the relation between disordered eating-related cognitions and psychological distress
    Akihiko Masuda
    Department of Psychology, Georgia State University, Atlanta, GA 30303, USA
    Eat Behav 11:293-6. 2010
    ..Mindfulness, which was also inversely related to general psychological ill-health and emotional distress, was found to partially mediate the relations between disordered eating-related cognitions and the two predicted variables...
  10. doi request reprint Disordered eating-related cognition and psychological flexibility as predictors of psychological health among college students
    Akihiko Masuda
    Department of Psychology, Georgia State University, Atlanta, GA 30303, USA
    Behav Modif 34:3-15. 2010
    ..Finally, psychological flexibility accounted for the proportion of variance of these negative psychological variables greater than did disordered eating-related cognition...
  11. ncbi request reprint Increasing willingness to experience obsessions: acceptance and commitment therapy as a treatment for obsessive-compulsive disorder
    Michael P Twohig
    Department of Psychology, University of Nevada, Reno, NV 89557 0062, USA
    Behav Ther 37:3-13. 2006
    ..All participants found the treatment to be highly acceptable. Implications and future directions are discussed...
  12. doi request reprint The role of psychological flexibility in the relationship between self-concealment and disordered eating symptoms
    Akihiko Masuda
    Department of Psychology, Georgia State University, GA 30303, USA
    Eat Behav 12:131-5. 2011
    ..Finally, psychological flexibility was found to mediate the association between self-concealment and DE symptoms after accounting for gender, ethnic background, and body mass index (BMI)...
  13. ncbi request reprint Cognitive defusion and self-relevant negative thoughts: examining the impact of a ninety year old technique
    Akihiko Masuda
    University of Nevada, Reno, NV 89557 0062, USA
    Behav Res Ther 42:477-85. 2004
    ..The cognitive defusion technique reduced both discomfort and believability more so than the comparison approaches. Control studies showed that the effect was probably not due to demand characteristics...
  14. pmc Peer-mediated reinforcement plus prompting as treatment for off-task behavior in children with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder
    William A Flood
    University of the Pacific, Stockton, California 95211, USA
    J Appl Behav Anal 35:199-204. 2002
    ..Peer-mediated reinforcement plus prompting was then used to reduce off-task behavior in a simulated classroom environment. Implications for future applications of this procedure with children diagnosed with ADHD are discussed...