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Affect Phobia Therapy Research Bibliography

  • Aafjes-van Doorn, K., Lilliengren, P., Cooper, A., Macdonald, J., & Falkenstrom, F. (in press). Patients’ affective processes in initial EDT sessions. Psychotherapy.
  • Aafjes-van Doorn, K., Macdonald, J., Stein, M., Cooper, A. M., & Tucker, S. (2014). Experiential Dynamic Therapy: A Preliminary Investigation Into the Effectiveness and Process of the Extended Initial Session. Journal of Clinical Psychology, 70(10), 914-923.
  • Berggraf, L., Ulvenes, P. G., Hoffart, A., McCullough, L., & Wampold, B. E. (2014). Growth in sense of self and sense of others predicts reduction in interpersonal problems in short-term dynamic but not in cognitive therapy. Psychotherapy Research, 24, 456-469. doi: 10.1080/10503307.2013.840401
  • Berggraf, L., Ulvenes, P. G., Oktedalen, T., Hoffart, A., Stiles, T., McCullough, L., & Wampold, B. E. (2014). Experience of affects predicting sense of self and others in short-term dynamic and cognitive therapy. Psychotherapy, 51, 246-257.
  • Berggraf, L., Ulvenes, P. G., Wampold, B. E., Hoffart, A., & McCullough, L. (2012). Properties of the Achievement of Therapeutic Objectives Scale (ATOS): A generalizability theory study. Psychotherapy Research, 22, 327-347. doi:10.1080/10503307.2011.653997
  • Bhatia, M., Rodriguez, M. G., Fowler, D. M., Godin, J. E., Drapeau, M., & McCullough, L. (2009). Desensitization of conflicted feelings: Using the ATOS to measure early change in a single-case affect phobia therapy treatment. Archives of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, 11, 31-38.
  • Cautela, J.R. & McCullough, L (1978) Covert conditioning: A learning theory perspective on imagery, In J.L. Singer& K.S. Pope (Eds.) The power of the human imagination (pp. 227-254). New York: Plenum Press
  • Dehghani, M., Atef-Vahid, M. K., & Gharaee, B. (2011). Efficacy of short–term anxiety-regulating psychotherapy on love trauma syndrome. Iranian Journal of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, 5(2), 18-25.
  • Dominic, J., O’Connor, K. (2016) Recasting Psychodynamics into a Behavioral Framework: A Review of the Theory of Psychopathology, Treatment Efficacy, and Process of Change of the Affect Phobia Model. J. Contemp Psychother doi: 10.1007/s10879-016-9324-9
  • Dornelas, E. A., Ferrand, J., Stepnowski, R., Barbagallo, J., & McCullough, L. (2010). A pilot study of affect-focused psychotherapy for antepartum depression. Journal of Psychotherapy Integration, 20, 364-382. doi:10.1037/a0022035
  • Etchebarne, I., Garay, C. & Aafjes-van Doorn, K. (in press). Psychotherapy for Personal Growth? A Comparison of South and North American Practices. International Psychology Bulletin.
  • Johansen, P.-O., Krebs, T. S., Svartberg, M., Stiles, T. C., & Holen, A. (2011). Change in defense mechanisms during short-term dynamic and cognitive therapy in patients with cluster C personality disorders. Journal of Nervous and Mental Disease, 199, 712-715. doi:10.1097/NMD.0b013e318229d6a7
  • Johansson, R., Björklund, M., Hornborg, C., Karlsson, S., Hesser, H., Ljótsson, B., … & Andersson, G. (2013). Affect-focused psychodynamic psychotherapy for depression and anxiety through the Internet: A randomized controlled trial. PeerJ, 1, e102. doi: 10.7717/peerj.102
  • Johansson, R., Frederick, R. J., & Andersson, G. (2013). Using the Internet to provide psychodynamic psychotherapy. Psychodynamic Psychiatry, 41, 385-412.
  • Julien, D., O’Connor, K. P. (2016). Recasting Psychodynamics into a Behavioral Framework: A Review of the Theory of Psychopathology, Treatment Efficacy, and Process of Change of the Affect Phobia Model. Journal of Contemporary Psychotherapy (online first view. doi 10.1007/s10879-016-9324-9.
  • Kallestad, H., Valen, J., McCullough, L., Svartberg, M., Hoglend, P., & Stiles, T. C. (2010). The relationship between insight gained during therapy and long-term outcome in short-term dynamic psychotherapy and cognitive therapy for cluster C personality disorders. Psychotherapy Research, 20, 526-534. doi:10.1080/10503307.2010.492807
  • Koole, Sander L. & Teacher, Wolfgang (2016), A Review and an Integrative Framework for the Therapeutic Alliance, Frontiers in Psychology, 14 June 2016, doi: 10.3389/fpsyg.2016.00862
  • Llewelyn, S., & Aafjes-van Doorn, K. (in press). A very short introduction to Clinical Psychology’. ‘Very Short Introduction’ series. UK: Oxford University Press.
  • Llewelyn, S., Hardy, G. & Aafjes-van Doorn, K. (2015) Chapter 11. Psychologists as researchers. In J. Hall (Ed.) Clinical psychology in Britain: Historical perspectives, UK: British Psychological Society.
  • Llewelyn, S., Macdonald, J. & Aafjes-van Doorn, K. (2016). Process-Outcome Studies. In (Ed. J. Norcross) Handbook of Clinical Psychology, American Psychological Association.
  • McCullough, L., & Magill, M. (2009). Affect-focused short-term dynamic therapy. In R. A. Levy & J. S. Ablon (Eds.), Handbook of evidence-based psychodynamic psychotherapy: Bridging the gap between science and practice (pp. 249-277). Totowa, NJ: Humana Press.
  • McCullough, L., Kuhn, N., Andrews, S., Valen, J., Hatch, D., & Osimo, F. (2003). The Reliability of the Achievement of Therapeutic Objectives Scale: A Research and Teaching Tool for Brief Psychotherapy. Journal of Brief Therapy, 2, 75-90
  • McCullough, L., Winston, A., Farber, B. A., Porter, F., Pollack, J., Vingiano, W., Trujillo, M. (1991). The relationship of patient-therapist interaction to outcome in brief psychotherapy. Psychotherapy: Theory, Research, Practice, Training, 28(4), 525-533. doi: 10.1037/0033-3204.28.4.525.
  • McCullough, L. & Winston, A (1991), The Beth Israel Psychotherapy Research Program. In L. Beutler & M. Crago (Eds) Psychotherapy research: An international review of programmatic studies (pp. 15-23). Washington D.C.: American Psychological Association Press
  • McManus, F., Van Doorn, K., & Yiend, J. (2011). Examining the effects of thought records and behavioral experiments in instigating belief change. Journal of Behavior Therapy and Experimental Psychiatry, 43, 540-547.
  • Moghadam, M. N., Atef-Vahid, M., Asgharnejad-Farid, A., Shabani, A., & Lavasni, F. (2015). Short-term Dynamic Psychotherapy versus Sertraline in Treatment of Social Phobia. Iranian Journal of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences Iran J Psychiatry Behav Sci, 9(2).
  • Ryum, T., Stiles, T. C., Svartberg, M., & McCullough, L. (2010). The role of transference work, the therapeutic alliance, and their interaction in reducing interpersonal problems among psychotherapy patients with Cluster C personality disorders. Psychotherapy: Theory, research, practice, training, 47, 442-453. doi:10.1037/a0021183
  • Ryum, T., Store-Valen, J., Svartberg, M., Stiles, T. C., & McCullough, L. (2014). Factor analysis of the Achievement of Therapeutic Objectives Scale (ATOS) in short-term dynamic psychotherapy and cognitive therapy. Psychological Assessment, 26, 925-934. doi: 10.1037/a0036570
  • Schanche, E., Nielsen, G. H., McCullough, L., Valen, J., & Mykletun, A. (2010). Training graduate students as raters in psychotherapy process research: Reliability of ratings with the Achievement of Therapeutic Objectives Scale (ATOS). Nordic Psychology, 62, 4-20. doi:10.1027/1901- 2276/a000013
  • Schanche, E., Stiles, T. C., McCullough, L., Svartberg, M., & Nielsen, G. H. (2011). The relationship between activating affects, inhibitory affects, and self-compassion in patients with Cluster C personality disorders. Psychotherapy, 48, 293-303. doi:10.1037/a0022012
  • Silberschatz, G. & Aafjes-van Doorn, K. (in press). Pathogenic beliefs mediate the relationship between adverse parenting and psychopathology. Journal of Aggression, Maltreatment & Trauma.
  • Snyder, J. & Aafjes-van Doorn, K. (2016). Utilizing Measure-Based Feedback in Control-Mastery Theory: A Clinical Error. Psychotherapy, (53), 291-296.
  • Svartberg, M., Stiles, T. C., & Seltzer, M. H. (2004). Randomized, controlled trial of the effectiveness of short-term dynamic psychotherapy and cognitive therapy for Cluster C personality disorders. The American Journal of Psychiatry, 161, 810-817. doi:10.1176/appi.ajp.161.5.810
  • Town, J. M., Hardy, G. E., McCullough, L., & Stride, C. (2012). Patient affect experiencing following therapist interventions in short-term dynamic psychotherapy. Psychotherapy Research, 22, 208- 219. doi:10.1080/10503307.2011.637243
  • Town, J. M., McCullough, L., & Hardy, G. E. (2012). Therapist interventions in short-term dynamic psychotherapy: Six expert treatments. British Journal of Guidance & Counselling, 40, 31-42. doi:10.1080/03069885.2011.621518
  • Ulvenes, P. G., Berggraf, L., Hoffart, A., Levy, R. A., Ablon, J., McCullough, L., & Wampold, B. E. (2012). Can two psychotherapy process measures be dependably rated simultaneously? A generalizability study. Journal of Counseling Psychology, 59, 638-644.
  • Ulvenes, P. G., Berggraf, L., Hoffart, A., Stiles, T. C., Svartberg, M., McCullough, L., & Wampold, B. E. (2012). Different processes for different therapies: Therapist actions, therapeutic bond, and outcome. Psychotherapy, 49, 291-302. doi:10.1037/a0027895
  • Ulvenes, P. G., Berggraf, L., Wampold, B. E., Hoffart, A., Stiles, T., & McCullough, L. (2014). Orienting patient to affect, sense of self, and the activation of affect over the course of psychotherapy with cluster C patients. Journal of Counseling Psychology, 61, 315-324. http://dx.doi.org/10.1037/cou0000028
  • Valen, J., Ryum, T., Svartberg, M., Stiles, T. C., & McCullough, L. (2011). The Achievement of Therapeutic Objectives Scale: Interrater reliability and sensitivity to change in short-term dynamic psychotherapy and cognitive therapy. Psychological Assessment, 23, 848-855. doi:10.1037/a0023649
  • Van Doorn, K., McManus, F., & Yiend, J. (2012). An analysis of matching cognitive-behavior therapy techniques to learning styles. Journal of Behavior Therapy and Experimental Psychiatry. 43, 1039-1044.
  • Winston, A, Laikin M, Pollack J, Samstag L, McCullough L, Muran C. Short-Term Psychotherapy of Personality Disorders: 2 year follow-up. American Journal of Psychiatry, 1994, 151(2):190-194.

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