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Effects of Psychological Flexibility in Social Context: A Multi-Level Approach

English title Effects of Psychological Flexibility in Social Context: A Multi-Level Approach
Applicant Gloster Andrew
Number 163716
Funding scheme SNSF Professorships
Research institution Fakultät für Psychologie Universität Basel
Institution of higher education University of Basel - BS
Main discipline Psychology
Start/End 01.06.2016 - 31.05.2020
Approved amount 1'597'802.00
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Discipline
Psychology
Mental Disorders, Psychosomatic Diseases

Keywords (10)

Social Context; Acceptance & Commitment Therapy; Psychological Flexibility; Treatment Effectiveness; EMA; Psychotherapy; Dyads; Well-being; Long-term outcome

Lay Summary (German)

Lead
Die Effekte von psychologischer Flexibilität werden über verschiedene soziale Kontexte hinweg untersucht.
Lay summary

Hintergrund

Der soziale Kontext hat einen grossen Einfluss auf die Gesundheit und das Wohlbefinden von Menschen. Außerhalb der Klinik sind soziale Kontexte vermutlich für circa 33% der Besserung der Patienten in der Psychotherapie verantwortlich. Trotzdem existiert wenig Forschung darüber, wie soziale Faktoren die Wirksamkeit von Psychotherapie und das Wohlbefinden und Funktionieren von Gruppen verbessern könnten.

Ziel

Mit diesem Forschungsprojekt wird der Einfluss von sozialem Kontext auf Veränderung und umgekehrt der Einfluss von Veränderung auf den sozialen Kontext untersucht. Hierbei wird untersucht, ob für Patienten und Dyaden (Paare) aus der Allgemeinbevölkerung die gleichen sozialen Faktoren relevant sind. Im Besonderen wird eine Intervention eingesetzt, welche psychologische Flexibilität trainiert, um zu testen, ob und wie psychiatrischen Patienten kurz- und langfristig geholfen werden kann. Dafür werden verschiedene soziale Kontexte in die Beurteilung miteinbezogen. Außerdem wird untersucht, ob psychologische Flexibilität die Menge an Wohlbefinden innerhalb von Dyaden erhöhen kann. Dies wird durchgeführt mit a.) einer Untersuchung zur Therapiewirksamkeit (Studie 1) und b.) einem experimentellen Design mit Dyaden (Studie 2). Beide Studien werden zusätzlich die täglichen Erfahrungen der Probanden erheben, indem diesbezüglich wiederholt Fragen auf dem Smartphone beantwortet werden müssen.

Bedeutung

Die eng verknüpfte Forschung mit der Nutzung von Erkenntnissen aus Klinik, Labor und realer Welt dient dazu, den wissenschaftlichen und klinischen Fortschritt weiterzubringen. Faktoren, die das Behandlungsergebnis moderieren könnten, werden getestet und gleichzeitig der Grad des Einflusses auf Dyaden ebendieser Faktoren untersucht. So werden die beiden Studien zur klinischen Fürsorge beitragen.

Direct link to Lay Summary Last update: 23.05.2016

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Publications

Publication
Social Interaction in Major Depressive Disorder, Social Phobia, and Controls: the Importance of Affect
Villanueva Jeanette, Meyer Andrea H., Miché Marcel, Wersebe Hanna, Mikoteit Thorsten, Hoyer Jürgen, Imboden Christian, Bader Klaus, Hatzinger Martin, Lieb Roselind, Gloster Andrew T. (2020), Social Interaction in Major Depressive Disorder, Social Phobia, and Controls: the Importance of Affect, in Journal of Technology in Behavioral Science, 5(2), 139-148.
An Avatar-Led Intervention Promotes Smoking Cessation in Young Adults: A Pilot Randomized Clinical Trial
Karekla Maria, Savvides Stella Nicoleta, Gloster Andrew (2020), An Avatar-Led Intervention Promotes Smoking Cessation in Young Adults: A Pilot Randomized Clinical Trial, in Annals of Behavioral Medicine, 1-14.
Comparing apples and oranges or different types of citrus fruits? Using wearable versus stationary devices to analyze psychophysiological data
Konstantinou Pinelopi, Trigeorgi Andria, Georgiou Chryssis, Gloster Andrew T., Panayiotou Georgia, Karekla Maria (2020), Comparing apples and oranges or different types of citrus fruits? Using wearable versus stationary devices to analyze psychophysiological data, in Psychophysiology, 57(5), 1-21.
The everyday lives of in- and outpatients when beginning therapy: The importance of values-consistent behavior
Villanueva Jeanette, Meyer Andrea H., Rinner Marcia T.B., Block Victoria J., Benoy Charles, Brogli Sandra, Karekla Maria, Walter Marc, Gloster Andrew T. (2020), The everyday lives of in- and outpatients when beginning therapy: The importance of values-consistent behavior, in International Journal of Clinical and Health Psychology, 1.
Treating treatment non-responders: A meta-analysis of randomized controlled psychotherapy trials
Gloster Andrew T., Rinner Marcia T.B., Ioannou Myria, Villanueva Jeanette, Block Victoria J., Ferrari Giovanna, Benoy Charles, Bader Klaus, Karekla Maria (2020), Treating treatment non-responders: A meta-analysis of randomized controlled psychotherapy trials, in Clinical Psychology Review, 75, 101810-101810.
The dynamics of fear at the time of Covid-19: A Contextual Behavioral Science perspective
PrestiGiovambattista, McHughLouise, GlosterAndrew, KareklaMaria, HayesSteven (2020), The dynamics of fear at the time of Covid-19: A Contextual Behavioral Science perspective, in Clinical Neuropsychiatry, 17, 72-78.
The effect of anticipatory stress and openness and engagement on subsequently perceived sleep quality–An Experience Sampling Method study
Block Victoria J., Meyer Andrea H., Miché Marcel, Mikoteit Thorsten, Hoyer Jürgen, Imboden Christian, Bader Klaus, Hatzinger Martin, Lieb Roselind, Gloster Andrew T. (2019), The effect of anticipatory stress and openness and engagement on subsequently perceived sleep quality–An Experience Sampling Method study, in Journal of Sleep Research, 1-10.
“Choose change”: design and methods of an acceptance and commitment therapy effectiveness trial for transdiagnostic treatment-resistant patients
Villanueva Jeanette, Meyer Andrea H., Rinner Marcia T. B., Firsching Victoria J., Benoy Charles, Brogli Sandra, Walter Marc, Bader Klaus, Gloster Andrew T. (2019), “Choose change”: design and methods of an acceptance and commitment therapy effectiveness trial for transdiagnostic treatment-resistant patients, in BMC Psychiatry, 19(1), 173-173.
Orexin in the anxiety spectrum: association of a HCRTR1 polymorphism with panic disorder/agoraphobia, CBT treatment response and fear-related intermediate phenotypes
Gottschalk Michael G., Richter Jan, Ziegler Christiane, Schiele Miriam A., Mann Julia, Geiger Maximilian J., Schartner Christoph, Homola György A., Alpers Georg W., Büchel Christian, Fehm Lydia, Fydrich Thomas, Gerlach Alexander L., Gloster Andrew T., Helbig-Lang Sylvia, Kalisch Raffael, Kircher Tilo, Lang Thomas, Lonsdorf Tina B., Pané-Farré Christiane A., Ströhle Andreas, Weber Heike, Zwanzger Peter, Arolt Volker, et al. (2019), Orexin in the anxiety spectrum: association of a HCRTR1 polymorphism with panic disorder/agoraphobia, CBT treatment response and fear-related intermediate phenotypes, in Translational Psychiatry, 9(1), 75-75.
Treatment sensitivity: Its importance in the measurement of psychological flexibility
Benoy Charles, Knitter Barbara, Schumann Isabell, Bader Klaus, Walter Marc, Gloster Andrew T. (2019), Treatment sensitivity: Its importance in the measurement of psychological flexibility, in Journal of Contextual Behavioral Science, 13, 121-125.
Specific traumatic events elevate the risk of a suicide attempt in a 10-year longitudinal community study on adolescents and young adults
Miché Marcel, Hofer Patrizia Denise, Voss Catharina, Meyer Andrea Hans, Gloster Andrew Thomas, Beesdo-Baum Katja, Wittchen Hans-Ulrich, Lieb Roselind (2019), Specific traumatic events elevate the risk of a suicide attempt in a 10-year longitudinal community study on adolescents and young adults, in European Child & Adolescent Psychiatry, 1-8.
Valued Living Before and After CBT
Hoyer Jürgen, Čolić Jasmin, Grübler Gerd, Gloster Andrew T. (2019), Valued Living Before and After CBT, in Journal of Contemporary Psychotherapy, 1-9.
Akzeptanz- und Commiment-Therapie mit therapieresistenten Störungen im stationären SettingEine Beobachtungsstudie
Benoy Charles, Meyer Andrea, Knitter Barbara, Pinhard Katrin, Walter Marc, Bader Klaus, Gloster Andrew T. (2019), Akzeptanz- und Commiment-Therapie mit therapieresistenten Störungen im stationären SettingEine Beobachtungsstudie, in Zeitschrift für Klinische Psychologie und Psychotherapie, 48(2), 90-100.
Assessing psychological flexibility: Validation of the Open and Engaged State Questionnaire
Benoy Charles, Knitter Barbara, Knellwolf Linda, Doering Sabrina, Klotsche Jens, Gloster Andrew T. (2019), Assessing psychological flexibility: Validation of the Open and Engaged State Questionnaire, in Journal of Contextual Behavioral Science, 12, 253-260.
Akzeptanz- und Commitment-Therapie (ACT)
GlosterAndrew T, Waadt Michael (2019), Akzeptanz- und Commitment-Therapie (ACT), in Wirtz Markus A (ed.), Hogrefe Verlag, Bern, 120-120.
A functional genetic variation of SLC6A2 repressor hsa-miR-579-3p upregulates sympathetic noradrenergic processes of fear and anxiety
Hommers L. G., Richter J., Yang Y., Raab A., Baumann C., Lang K., Schiele M. A., Weber H., Wittmann A., Wolf C., Alpers G. W., Arolt V., Domschke K., Fehm L., Fydrich T., Gerlach A., Gloster A. T., Hamm A. O., Helbig-Lang S., Kircher T., Lang T., Pané-Farré C. A., Pauli P., Pfleiderer B., et al. (2018), A functional genetic variation of SLC6A2 repressor hsa-miR-579-3p upregulates sympathetic noradrenergic processes of fear and anxiety, in Translational Psychiatry, 8(1), 226-226.
Well-being in major depression and social phobia with and without comorbidity
Wersebe Hanna, Lieb Roselind, Meyer Andrea H., Miche Marcel, Mikoteit Thorsten, Imboden Christian, Hoyer Jürgen, Bader Klaus, Hatzinger Martin, Gloster Andrew T. (2018), Well-being in major depression and social phobia with and without comorbidity, in International Journal of Clinical and Health Psychology, 18(3), 201-208.
Mental disorders and the risk for the subsequent first suicide attempt: results of a community study on adolescents and young adults
Miché Marcel, Hofer Patrizia Denise, Voss Catharina, Meyer Andrea Hans, Gloster Andrew Thomas, Beesdo-Baum Katja, Lieb Roselind (2018), Mental disorders and the risk for the subsequent first suicide attempt: results of a community study on adolescents and young adults, in European Child & Adolescent Psychiatry, 27(7), 839-848.
Pretreatment Cardiac Vagal Tone Predicts Dropout from and Residual Symptoms after Exposure Therapy in Patients with Panic Disorder and Agoraphobia
Wendt Julia, Hamm Alfons O., Pané-Farré Christiane A., Thayer Julian F., Gerlach Alexander, Gloster Andrew T., Lang Thomas, Helbig-Lang Sylvia, Pauli Paul, Fydrich Thomas, Ströhle Andreas, Kircher Tilo, Arolt Volker, Deckert Jürgen, Wittchen Hans-Ulrich, Richter Jan (2018), Pretreatment Cardiac Vagal Tone Predicts Dropout from and Residual Symptoms after Exposure Therapy in Patients with Panic Disorder and Agoraphobia, in Psychotherapy and Psychosomatics, 87(3), 187-189.
The Common Sense Model of Self-Regulation and Acceptance and Commitment Therapy: integrating strategies to guide interventions for chronic illness
Karekla Maria, Karademas Evangelos C., Gloster Andrew T. (2018), The Common Sense Model of Self-Regulation and Acceptance and Commitment Therapy: integrating strategies to guide interventions for chronic illness, in Health Psychology Review, 1-14.
Experiential avoidance in asthma predicts quality of life and asthma control
WerchanChelsey, RitzThomas, WittchenHans-Ulrich, KlotscheJens, GlosterAndrew T (2018), Experiential avoidance in asthma predicts quality of life and asthma control, in Psychosomatic Medicine, 80(3), A2-A2.
Misperception of sleep patterns and memory experience gap among patients with major depressive disorders, and social anxiety, and healthy controls
MikoteitThorsten, AnkliV, Holsboer-TrachselE, HatzingerMartin, HoyerJürgen, GlosterAndrew T (2018), Misperception of sleep patterns and memory experience gap among patients with major depressive disorders, and social anxiety, and healthy controls, in Journal of sleep research, 27, 339-339.
Self-help for stress and burnout without therapist contact: An online randomised controlled trial
Hofer Patrizia, Waadt Michael, Aschwanden Rigula, Mildou Maria, Acker Jens, Meyer Andrea, Lieb Roselind, Gloster Andrew (2018), Self-help for stress and burnout without therapist contact: An online randomised controlled trial, in Work & Stress, 32, 1-20.
The link between stress, well-being, and psychological flexibility during an Acceptance and Commitment Therapy self-help intervention
Wersebe Hanna, Lieb Roselind, Meyer Andrea H., Hofer Patrizia, Gloster Andrew T. (2018), The link between stress, well-being, and psychological flexibility during an Acceptance and Commitment Therapy self-help intervention, in International Journal of Clinical and Health Psychology, 18(1), 60-68.
The link between stress, well-being, and psychological flexibility during an Acceptance and Commitment Therapy self-help intervention
Wersebe Hanna, Lieb Roselind, Meyer Andrea H., Hofer Patrizia, Gloster Andrew T. (2018), The link between stress, well-being, and psychological flexibility during an Acceptance and Commitment Therapy self-help intervention, in International Journal of Clinical and Health Psychology, 18(1), 60-68.
Psychoneuroendocrine evaluation of an acceptance and commitment based stress management training
Gloster Andrew T., Klotsche Jens, Aggeler Tatiana, Geisser Noemi, Juillerat Gregory, Schmidlin Nicole, Müller-Siemens Sophie, Gaab Jens (2017), Psychoneuroendocrine evaluation of an acceptance and commitment based stress management training, in Psychotherapy Research, 1-11.
Psychoneuroendocrine evaluation of an acceptance and commitment based stress management training
Gloster Andrew T., Klotsche Jens, Aggeler Tatiana, Geisser Noemi, Juillerat Gregory, Schmidlin Nicole, Müller-Siemens Sophie, Gaab Jens (2017), Psychoneuroendocrine evaluation of an acceptance and commitment based stress management training, in Psychotherapy Research, 29(4), 503-513.
‘I feel better when…’: An analysis of the memory-experience gap for peoples’ estimates of the relationship between health behaviours and experiences
Gloster Andrew T., Meyer Andrea H., Witthauer Cornelia, Lieb Roselind, Mata Jutta (2017), ‘I feel better when…’: An analysis of the memory-experience gap for peoples’ estimates of the relationship between health behaviours and experiences, in Psychology & Health, 32(9), 1152-1166.
Increasing valued behaviors precedes reduction in suffering: Findings from a randomized controlled trial using ACT
Gloster Andrew T., Klotsche Jens, Ciarrochi Joseph, Eifert Georg, Sonntag Rainer, Wittchen Hans-Ulrich, Hoyer Jürgen (2017), Increasing valued behaviors precedes reduction in suffering: Findings from a randomized controlled trial using ACT, in Behaviour Research and Therapy, 91, 64-71.
Psychological flexibility as a malleable public health target: Evidence from a representative sample
Gloster Andrew T., Meyer Andrea H., Lieb Roselind (2017), Psychological flexibility as a malleable public health target: Evidence from a representative sample, in Journal of Contextual Behavioral Science, 6(2), 166-171.
A multi-level, multi-method approach to testing and refining intervention targets
Gloster Andrew, Karkela Maria, A multi-level, multi-method approach to testing and refining intervention targets, in Hofmann Stefan, Hayes Steven (ed.), New Harbinger, Oakland.
Aktuelle Weiterbildungen der Verhaltenstherapie: Akzeptanz und Commitment Therapie (ACT)
GlosterAndrew T, BenoyCharles, EifertGeorg, Aktuelle Weiterbildungen der Verhaltenstherapie: Akzeptanz und Commitment Therapie (ACT), in Hoyer Jürgen, Wittchen Hans-Ulrich (ed.), Springer, Berlin, not known.
Aktuelle Weiterbildungen der Verhaltenstherapie: Akzeptanz und Commitment Therapie (ACT)
Gloster Andrew T, Benoy Charles, Eiffert Georg, Aktuelle Weiterbildungen der Verhaltenstherapie: Akzeptanz und Commitment Therapie (ACT), in Wittchen Hans-Ulrich, Hoyer Jürgen (ed.), Springer, Berlin.
Akzeptanz- und Commitment Therapie
Rinner Marcia T B, Gloster Andrew T, Akzeptanz- und Commitment Therapie, in Schramm E, Strauss Bernhard, Rief Winfried (ed.), Elsevier, München.
Assessing worry: An overview
Rinner Marcia, Gloster Andrew, Assessing worry: An overview, in Gerlach Alexander, Gloster Andrew (ed.), Wiley, West Sussex.
General or Specific? The Memory-Experience Gap for individuals diagnosed with a major depressive disorder or a social phobia diagnosis, and individuals without such diagnoses.
Rinner Marcia T B, Meyer Andrea H, Mikoteit Thorsten, Hoyer Jürgen, Imboden Christian, Hatzinger Martin, Bader Klaus, Lieb Roselind, Miché Marcel, Wersebe Hanna, Gloster Andrew T, General or Specific? The Memory-Experience Gap for individuals diagnosed with a major depressive disorder or a social phobia diagnosis, and individuals without such diagnoses., in Memory.
Mental disorders and the risk for the subsequent first suicide attempt: Results of a community study on adolescents and young adults
Miche Marcel, Hofer Patrizia, Voss Catharina, Meyer Andrea, Gloster Andrew, Beesdo-Baum Katja, Lieb Roselind, Mental disorders and the risk for the subsequent first suicide attempt: Results of a community study on adolescents and young adults, in European Child & Adolescent Psychiatry.
The phenomenon of treatment dropout, reasons and moderators in Acceptance and Commitment Therapy and other active treatments: A meta-analytic review
KareklaMaria, KonstantinouP, IoannouM, KareklasI, GlosterAndrew T, The phenomenon of treatment dropout, reasons and moderators in Acceptance and Commitment Therapy and other active treatments: A meta-analytic review, in Clinical Psychology in Europe.
The road ahead: What research paths should be taken in order to improve future treatments?
GlosterAndrew T, GerlachAlexander, The road ahead: What research paths should be taken in order to improve future treatments?, in Geralch Alexander, Gloster Andrew T (ed.), Wiley, West Sussex, xx.
Worry, GAD, & their importance
Gerlach Alexander, Gloster Andrew T, Worry, GAD, & their importance, in Gloster Andrew T, Gerlach Alexander (ed.), Wiley, West Sussex.

Collaboration

Group / person Country
Types of collaboration
Psychiatric Hospital of the University of Basel Switzerland (Europe)
- in-depth/constructive exchanges on approaches, methods or results
- Publication
- Research Infrastructure
- Exchange of personnel
University of Cyprus Cyprus (Europe)
- in-depth/constructive exchanges on approaches, methods or results
- Publication
- Research Infrastructure
University of Basel Switzerland (Europe)
- in-depth/constructive exchanges on approaches, methods or results
- Publication
- Research Infrastructure
University of Enna Italy (Europe)
- Publication
Technische Universität Dresden Germany (Europe)
- in-depth/constructive exchanges on approaches, methods or results
- Publication
- Research Infrastructure
University of Cologne Germany (Europe)
- Publication
Boston University United States of America (North America)
- Publication
University of Mannheim Germany (Europe)
- in-depth/constructive exchanges on approaches, methods or results
- Publication
Charité - Universitätsmedizin Berlin Germany (Europe)
- in-depth/constructive exchanges on approaches, methods or results
- Publication
University of Utah United States of America (North America)
- in-depth/constructive exchanges on approaches, methods or results
- Publication

Scientific events

Active participation

Title Type of contribution Title of article or contribution Date Place Persons involved
17th Annual World Conference of the Association for Contextual Behavioral Science (ACBS) Talk given at a conference Is helping you helping me? The assessment of helping others in individuals with social anxiety and depression 25.06.2019 Dublin, Ireland Rinner Marcia;
17th Annual World Conference of the Association for Contextual Behavioral Science (ACBS) Talk given at a conference Committed action and the quality and avoidance of social interactions 25.06.2019 Dublin, Ireland Villanueva Jeanette;
17th Annual World Conference of the Association for Contextual Behavioral Science (ACBS) Talk given at a conference Interaction of sleep quality and avoidance of social interactions 25.06.2019 Dublin, Ireland Firsching Victoria;
17th Annual World Conference of the Association for Contextual Behavioral Science (ACBS) Poster The Meta-Analytic Evidence of Acceptance and Commitment Therapy: A Review 25.06.2019 Dublin, Ireland Gloster Andrew; Walder Noemi;
17th Annual World Conference of the Association for Contextual Behavioral Science (ACBS) Poster Psychological flexibility’s impact on altered grey matter density and resting state functional connectivity among headache sufferers vs. matched controls: 25.06.2019 Dublin, Ireland Gloster Andrew;
17th Annual World Conference of the Association for Contextual Behavioral Science (ACBS) Individual talk From Individuals, to Groups, and up to the Population: Implementing Intervention Science Across Multiple Contexts 25.06.2019 Dublin, Ireland Gloster Andrew;
17th Annual World Conference of the Association for Contextual Behavioral Science (ACBS) Talk given at a conference Using Machine Learning to Classify and Predict Avoidance vs. Acceptance in Individuals with Health Risk Behaviors 25.06.2019 Dublin, Ireland Gloster Andrew;
17th Annual World Conference of the Association for Contextual Behavioral Science (ACBS) Talk given at a conference Putting the context into our assessments 25.06.2019 Dublin, Ireland Gloster Andrew;
17th Annual World Conference of the Association for Contextual Behavioral Science (ACBS) Talk given at a conference Pain illusions: A workshop on understanding and responding to chronic pain from a CBS perspective 25.06.2019 Dublin, Ireland Gloster Andrew;
40th annual meeting and scientific sessions of the society of behavioral medicine Poster Altered grey matter density and resting state functional connectivity among headache sufferers vs. matched control 06.03.2019 Washington, United States of America Gloster Andrew;
Kongress der deutschsprachigen Gesellschaft für kontextuelle Verhaltenswissenschaften (DGKV) Talk given at a conference „(Allein) Sein oder nicht sein”: Qualität und Vermeidung sozialer Interaktionen und ihre Beziehung zu wertorientiertem Handeln in Depression, sozialer Phobie, und Kontrollpersonen 10.12.2018 Bamberg, Germany Firsching Victoria; Rinner Marcia; Gloster Andrew; Villanueva Jeanette;
Kongress der deutschsprachigen Gesellschaft für kontextuelle Verhaltenswissenschaften (DGKV) Talk given at a conference Prosoziales Verhalten und Wohlbefinden in einer klinischen und nicht klinischen Population 10.12.2018 Bamberg, Germany Rinner Marcia;
Association for Contextual Behavioral Science Nordic Conference Individual talk Using the ACT Model in the Clinic and beyond 15.11.2018 Copenhagen, Denmark Gloster Andrew;
20th World congress of Psycho-Oncology and Psychosocial Academy Poster Psychological flexibility after a web-based stress management program for newly diagnosed cancer patients (STREAM) 29.10.2018 Hongkong, Hongkong Gloster Andrew;
Kongress der deutschsprachigen Gesellschaft für kontextuelle Verhaltenswissenschaften (DGKV) Talk given at a conference «Psychologische Flexibilität im Kontext messen» 12.10.2018 Bamberg, Germany Villanueva Jeanette; Firsching Victoria; Rinner Marcia; Gloster Andrew;
Meeting of the European Sleep Research Society Poster The influence of anticipatory stress on sleep – preliminary results from an experience sampling method study 25.09.2018 Basel, Switzerland Firsching Victoria; Gloster Andrew;
48th Annual Congress of the EABCT Talk given at a conference Does helping others help oneself? Preliminary results on the relationship between prosocial behavior and well-being in a clinical and nonclinical population 05.09.2018 Sofia, Bulgaria Rinner Marcia; Gloster Andrew;
48th Annual Congress of the EABCT Talk given at a conference Using ESM to better understand social interaction in patients with social phobia, MDD, and controls 05.09.2018 Sofia, Bulgaria Gloster Andrew;
48th Annual Congress of the EABCT Poster Being alone or with someone: Social interactions vs no social interactions in depression, social phobia, and controls 05.09.2018 Sofia, Bulgaria Gloster Andrew; Villanueva Jeanette;
16th Annual World Conference of the Association for Contextual Behavioral Science (ACBS) Poster Can the ability to flexibly regulate emotions buffer against the effect of anticipated stress on sleep? – Preliminary results from an ESM Study 24.07.2018 Montréal, Canada Gloster Andrew; Firsching Victoria;
16th Annual World Conference of the Association for Contextual Behavioral Science (ACBS) Poster Quality and Avoidance of Social Interactions and their Relation to Values in Depression, Social Phobia, and Controls: Preliminary Results 24.07.2018 Montréal, Canada Villanueva Jeanette; Gloster Andrew;
16th Annual World Conference of the Association for Contextual Behavioral Science (ACBS) Poster Measuring Psychological Flexibility in a Context Sensitive Manner: Development and Preliminary Psychometric Properties of a Short and Accessible Questionnaire 24.07.2018 Montréal, Canada Villanueva Jeanette; Rinner Marcia; Firsching Victoria; Gloster Andrew;
16th Annual World Conference of the Association for Contextual Behavioral Science (ACBS) Talk given at a conference ACT for a transdiagnostic treatmentresistant patients: Evidence from event sampling methodology and process assessments 24.07.2018 Montréal, Canada Gloster Andrew;
16th Annual World Conference of the Association for Contextual Behavioral Science (ACBS) Poster Psyflex: Validation of a new psychological flexibility measure in a Greek-Cypriot sample 24.07.2018 Montréal, Canada Gloster Andrew;
16th Annual World Conference of the Association for Contextual Behavioral Science (ACBS) Talk given at a conference Values, value conflicts, and change 24.07.2018 Montréal, Canada Gloster Andrew;
16th Annual World Conference of the Association for Contextual Behavioral Science (ACBS) Talk given at a conference How Daily Engagement in Values Impacts Outcomes and Prosocial Activities 24.07.2018 Montréal, Canada Gloster Andrew; Rinner Marcia;
36. Symposium der Fachgruppe Klinische Psychologie und Psychotherapie der DGPs Poster When are human beings prosocial? The assessment of prosocial behaviour using event-sampling methodology in clinical and nonclinical populations 10.05.2018 Landau, Germany Gloster Andrew; Rinner Marcia;
working symposium for “Daily Symptoms” Talk given at a conference “To be (alone) or not to be": Experiencing vs not experiencing social interactions in depression, social phobia, and controls 01.04.2018 Basel, Switzerland Gloster Andrew; Villanueva Jeanette;
75 Years of the American Psychosomatic Society Poster Experiential avoidance in asthma predicts quality of life and asthma control 01.03.2018 Louisville, United States of America Gloster Andrew;
Kongress der deutschsprachigen Gesellschaft für kontextuelle Verhaltenswissenschaften (DGKV) Talk given at a conference Der Memory-Experience Gap: das Erinnerungsvermögen und Psychologische Flexibilität 10.11.2017 Weinheim, Germany Rinner Marcia; Gloster Andrew;
Kongress der deutschsprachigen Gesellschaft für kontextuelle Verhaltenswissenschaften (DGKV) Talk given at a conference “Ich möchte dich gern sehen - ausser wenn ich nicht will”: Soziale Interaktionstypen in Depression und Sozialer Phobie 10.11.2017 Weinheim, Germany Gloster Andrew; Villanueva Jeanette;
Arbeitsgemeinschaft für Neuropsychopharmakologie und Pharmakopsychiatrie (AGNP) Talk given at a conference Unzureichende Response bei Panikstörungen: Die Rolle von ACT 05.10.2017 Munich, Germany Gloster Andrew;
30th Symposium of the Arbeitsgemeinschaft für Neuropsychopharmakologie und Pharmapsychiatrie Talk given at a conference Unzureichende Response bei Panikstörungen: Die Rolle von ACT 04.10.2017 München, Germany Gloster Andrew;
30th Symposium of the Arbeitsgemeinschaft für Neuropsychopharmakologie und Pharmapsychiatrie Talk given at a conference Impact of irregular sleep patterns on emotion regulation and cognitive flexibility in patients with major depression and in healthy controls 04.10.2017 München, Germany Gloster Andrew;
15th Conference of the Swiss Psychological Society (SPS) Talk given at a conference The Daily Expression of OCD 04.09.2017 Lausanne, Switzerland Gloster Andrew;
15th conference of the Swiss Psychology Society (SPS) Talk given at a conference Obsessive-compulsive disorder and the risk of subsequent mental disorders: A community study of adolescents and young adults 04.09.2017 Lausanne, Switzerland Gloster Andrew;
15th Conference of the Swiss Psychological Society (SPS) Talk given at a conference Stress & Social Interaction: The Impact of Daily Flexible vs. Rigid Response Styles in Participants with Depress, Social Phobia, & Controls 04.09.2017 Lausanne, Switzerland Gloster Andrew;
15th Conference of the Swiss Psychological Society (SPS) Poster Disparities in the Memory-Experience Gap using ESM—Preliminary Results 04.09.2017 Lausanne, Switzerland Rinner Marcia; Gloster Andrew;
15th Conference of the Swiss Psychological Society (SPS) Poster „I’d like to see you – except when I don’t”: Types of Social Interaction in Major Depression Disorder and Social Phobia 04.09.2017 Lausanne, Switzerland Villanueva Jeanette; Gloster Andrew;
15th Annual World Conference of the Association for Contextual Behavioral Science (ACBS) Talk given at a conference Increasing Valued Behaviors Precedes Reduction in Suffering 22.06.2017 Sevilla, Spain Gloster Andrew;
15th Annual World Conference of the Association for Contextual Behavioral Science (ACBS) Talk given at a conference Remember, remember: Evaluating the Memory-Experience Gap for Psychological Flexibility using Ecological Momentary Assessment — Preliminary Results 22.06.2017 Sevilla, Spain Rinner Marcia;
15th Annual World Conference of the Association for Contextual Behavioral Science (ACBS) Talk given at a conference Influencing factors of ACT compared to CBT in a naturalistic inpatient setting 22.06.2017 Sevilla, Spain Gloster Andrew;
15th Annual World Conference of the Association for Contextual Behavioral Science (ACBS) Talk given at a conference I’d like to see you – except when I don’t”: Types of Social Interaction and Psychological Flexibility – Preliminary Results 22.06.2017 Sevilla, Spain Villanueva Jeanette;
15th Annual World Conference of the Association for Contextual Behavioral Science (ACBS) Talk given at a conference ACT-based inpatient setting for chronic and treatment resistant mental diseases 20.06.2017 Sevilla, Spain Gloster Andrew;
14th World Congress of the Association of Contextual Behavioral Science Talk given at a conference The Ups and Downs of a Flexible Life: Using ESM to Capture Daily Fluctuations of Emotions and Behaviors in Participants with Depression, Social Anxiety, & Controls 16.06.2017 Seattle, United States of America Gloster Andrew;
Deutscher Kongress für Psychosomatische Medizin und Psychotherapie Individual talk Acceptance and Commitment Therapy: Empirische und Praktische Perspektiven 21.03.2017 Berlin, Germany Gloster Andrew;
75th Annual Scientific Meeting of the Association of Psychosomatics Poster Anxiety and depression mediate the relation between experiential avoidance in asthma and clinical outcomes 15.03.2017 Sevilla, Spain Gloster Andrew;
Psychiatrische Universitätsklinik Zürich Individual talk Acceptance and Commitment Therapy: Evidence and Application 01.12.2016 Zürich, Switzerland Gloster Andrew;
Depression: Perspektiven heute Individual talk Acceptance & Commitment Therapy bei Depressionen 23.09.2016 Chiemsee, Germany Gloster Andrew;
European Association of Behavioural and Cognitive Therapies (EABCT) Talk given at a conference The role of psychological flexibility in reducing psychological suffering 31.08.2016 Stockholm, Sweden Gloster Andrew;
46th European Association of Behavioural and Cognitive Therapies (EABCT) Talk given at a conference Temporal relationship between psychological flexibility and well-being during an Acceptance and Commitment Therapy self-help intervention 31.08.2016 Stockholm, Sweden Gloster Andrew;
13th scientific meeting of the Swiss Society of Psychiatric Epidemiology Poster Associations of prior mental disorders and subsequent first lifetime suicide attempt in adolescents and young adults: A prospective longitudinal study over 10 years 24.06.2016 Zürich, Switzerland Gloster Andrew;


Knowledge transfer events

Active participation

Title Type of contribution Date Place Persons involved
Senioren Uni d. Volks-hochschule beider Basel Talk 01.11.2017 Basel, Switzerland Gloster Andrew;


Communication with the public

Communication Title Media Place Year
Media relations: print media, online media Wir haben das Hier und Jetzt. Und das ist alles, was wirklich zählt University News German-speaking Switzerland 2020

Awards

Title Year
Inger Salling Preise für Psychiatrie 2020
Poster Award - Association of Contextual Behavioral Science - World Conference 2019
Fellow of the Association of Contextual Behavioral Science 2018

Associated projects

Number Title Start Funding scheme
190082 Promoting Mental Health and Prosocial Behaviors: Harnessing New Technologies for Therapy and Training in Real-Life Environments 01.06.2020 SNSF Professorships
149524 Daily Symptoms in Major Depressive Disorder and Social Phobia: Factors that Influence Fluctuations and the Memory-Experience Gap 01.02.2014 Project funding (Div. I-III)

Abstract

The social context has a large impact on the health and well-being of people and groups alike. The importance of social contexts is also clinically relevant, where contexts outside the clinic, including social processes, are believed to account for approximately 33% of improvement in patients undergoing psychotherapy. Despite this, research is lacking on how to use social factors to improve the efficacy of psychotherapy and increase well-being and functioning of groups. This research will examine the impact of social context on change and in turn the impact of change on the social context. Towards this goal, we will examine whether the same social factors are relevant for patients and non-clinically seeking dyads. In particular, a theoretical framework and intervention called psychological flexibility will be used to test a) whether outcomes of psychotherapy can be increased, including long-term outcomes when patients are supported and/or challenged by their social context, and b) whether psychological flexibility can also increase indices of well-being within dyads.
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