Factor analysis of the Achievement of Therapeutic Objectives Scale (ATOS) in short-term dynamic psychotherapy and cognitive therapy.

@article{Ryum2014FactorAO,
  title={Factor analysis of the Achievement of Therapeutic Objectives Scale (ATOS) in short-term dynamic psychotherapy and cognitive therapy.},
  author={Truls Ryum and Jakob St\ore-Valen and Martin Svartberg and Tore Charles Stiles and Leigh McCullough},
  journal={Psychological assessment},
  year={2014},
  volume={26 3},
  pages={925-34}
}
This study examined the factor structure of the Achievement of Therapeutic Objectives Scale (ATOS; McCullough, Larsen, et al., 2003) in short-term dynamic psychotherapy (STDP) and cognitive therapy (CT). The ATOS is a process scale that has shown promise as a measure of patients' achievements of treatment objectives in STDP and CT and is conceptualized as comprising 7 subscales hypothesized to cluster according to 3 main treatment objectives (defense restructuring, affect restructuring, and… CONTINUE READING
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