Drs. Constantinou and Fonagy Reply

J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry. 2020 Apr;59(4):466-467. doi: 10.1016/j.jaac.2019.11.026.


We thank Aristodemou and Fried1 for their thoughtful comments on our article about changes in the psychopathology bifactor dimensions over a psychosocial intervention.2 Aristodemou and Fried expressed concerns over our interpretation of the p factor and our selection of the bifactor model over alternative models. We will address each concern and highlight the issues they raise for the field more broadly.

Publication types

  • Letter
  • Comment

MeSH terms

  • Humans
  • Psychopathology*