Preliminary Review on Implementation of Acceptance and Commitment Therapy on Students with Dating Violence Experiences

Yulan Adrian, Sutarto Wijono, Arianti Hunga
2020 Proceedings of the Proceedings of the 3rd International Conference on Gender Equality and Ecological Justice, GE2J 2019, 10-11 July 2019, Semarang, Indonesia   unpublished
This paper focused on looking at the effectiveness of Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT) on students who experienced intimate partner or dating violence. The data were acquired by searching relevant information about occurrences or variables from books, journal articles, and other relevant sources. Based on the research results of the literature review on intimate partner violence experienced by students in ACT perspective, it could be concluded that this form of therapy could effectively
more » ... could effectively reduce symptoms of depression such feelings of worthlessness, irritability, social withdrawal, restless thoughts, high anxiety level, high stress symptoms, and violent behavior. ACT was able to improve the welfare of students and encourage them to commit more on positive things. Students who experienced intimate partner violence, both as victim or perpetrators, could be treated by using ACT, because it could reduce the repercussions of intimate partner violence, which were various psychological and social consequences.
doi:10.4108/eai.10-7-2019.2299351 fatcat:c2t3v5lefzgyji3vark6gl5hau