Assessing Attachment in Psychotherapy: Validation of the Patient Attachment Coding System (PACS)

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Assessing Attachment in Psychotherapy : Validation of the Patient Attachment Coding System (PACS). / Talia, Alessandro; Miller-Bottome, Madeleine; Daniel, Sarah I.F.

I: Clinical psychology and psychotherapy, Bind 24, Nr. 1, 01.01.2017, s. 149-161.

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Talia, A, Miller-Bottome, M & Daniel, SIF 2017, 'Assessing Attachment in Psychotherapy: Validation of the Patient Attachment Coding System (PACS)', Clinical psychology and psychotherapy, bind 24, nr. 1, s. 149-161. https://doi.org/10.1002/cpp.1990

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Talia, A., Miller-Bottome, M., & Daniel, S. I. F. (2017). Assessing Attachment in Psychotherapy: Validation of the Patient Attachment Coding System (PACS). Clinical psychology and psychotherapy, 24(1), 149-161. https://doi.org/10.1002/cpp.1990

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Talia A, Miller-Bottome M, Daniel SIF. Assessing Attachment in Psychotherapy: Validation of the Patient Attachment Coding System (PACS). Clinical psychology and psychotherapy. 2017 jan 1;24(1):149-161. https://doi.org/10.1002/cpp.1990

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Talia, Alessandro ; Miller-Bottome, Madeleine ; Daniel, Sarah I.F. / Assessing Attachment in Psychotherapy : Validation of the Patient Attachment Coding System (PACS). I: Clinical psychology and psychotherapy. 2017 ; Bind 24, Nr. 1. s. 149-161.

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