Alliance predicts patients' outcome beyond in-treatment change in symptoms.

@article{Barber2000AlliancePP,
  title={Alliance predicts patients' outcome beyond in-treatment change in symptoms.},
  author={Jacques P Barber and Mary Beth Connolly and Paul Crits-Christoph and L Gladis and Lynne Siqueland},
  journal={Journal of consulting and clinical psychology},
  year={2000},
  volume={68 6},
  pages={1027-32}
}
The authors examined the relations among therapeutic alliance, outcome, and early-in-treatment symptomatic improvement in a group of 86 patients with generalized anxiety disorders, chronic depression, or avoidant or obsessive-compulsive personality disorder who received supportive-expressive dynamic psychotherapy. Although alliance at Sessions 5 and 10, but not at Session 2, was associated with prior change in depression, alliance at all sessions significantly predicted subsequent change in… CONTINUE READING
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The authors examined the relations among therapeutic alliance , outcome , and early - in - treatment symptomatic improvement in a group of 86 patients with generalized anxiety disorders , chronic depression , or avoidant or obsessive - compulsive personality disorder who received supportive - expressive dynamic psychotherapy .
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