CACTI: Free, Open-Source Software for the Sequential Coding of Behavioral Interactions

  title={CACTI: Free, Open-Source Software for the Sequential Coding of Behavioral Interactions},
  author={Lisa Hagen Glynn and Kevin A Hallgren and Jon M. Houck and Theresa B. Moyers},
  booktitle={PloS one},
The sequential analysis of client and clinician speech in psychotherapy sessions can help to identify and characterize potential mechanisms of treatment and behavior change. Previous studies required coding systems that were time-consuming, expensive, and error-prone. Existing software can be expensive and inflexible, and furthermore, no single package allows for pre-parsing, sequential coding, and assignment of global ratings. We developed a free, open-source, and adaptable program to meet… CONTINUE READING
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