Research vs. practice in mental health

    Evidence-Based Medicine sounds simple: Make sure doctors use the treatments proven to work best. In the field of mental health, there is a bit of a fight brewing over this idea.

    A recent article in The Journal of Psychological Science in the Public Interest (.pdf link) argues that therapists are not keeping up with the latest research in their field. Therapists counter that scientific studies often don’t hold up in the real world. What does this mean for consumers?

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