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2017

The aim of this study was to evaluate the efficacy and acceptability of a psychological intervention based on acceptance and commitment therapy (ACT) to improve symptoms of depression and anxiety among older adults living in long-term care.
Forty one residents aged between 63 and 97 years (M = 85.3 years) participated in this study.
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