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Table 3 Characteristics of the patients' Working Alliance Inventory (WAI-P) and correlations with therapist composite ratings (WAI-T) and psychopathology in the treatment group (n = 41).

From: Internet-based treatment for PTSD reduces distress and facilitates the development of a strong therapeutic alliance: a randomized controlled clinical trial

   Time of assessment Intercorrelations of the WAI Correlation of 10th session data
Working Alliance Invent. (scale from 1–7) 4th M (SD) 10th M (SD) Test p 2 2a 2b 2c IES BSI depr. BSI anx. SF121 Psych. SF121 Physic
1 Therapists view therap. alliance (composite) 5.6 (.72) 5.8 (.98) n.s. .37* .21 .52** .17 -.30 -.46* -.33* .36* .11
2 Patients view therap. alliance (composite) 5.8 (.64) 6.3 (.54) > .001   .92** .87** .77** -.50* -.50* -.50* .35* .20
2a Agreement on therapeutic goals 5.8 (.77) 6.3 (.65) > .005    .85** .52** -.53** -.52* -.40* .40* .13
2b Agreement on therapeutic tasks 5.7 (.83) 6.2 (.69) > .001     39* -.53** -.61** -.38* .48* .10
2c Therapeutic bond 6.2 (.69) 6.4 (.57) > .05      -.25 -.17 -.48* .03 .28
  1. * p < .05; ** p < .001 1 reversely coded