On the need for a basic science approach to psychotherapy research

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Abstract

This article argues that the greatest progress in developing more effective psychotherapies will come from a renewed emphasis on designing and conducting therapy research as basic science devoted to the acquisition of cause-and-effect relationships and from collaborations between clinical researchers and basic researchers from other domains of psychology.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)145-147
Number of pages3
JournalPsychological Science
Volume8
Issue number3
DOIs
StatePublished - May 1997

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Psychology(all)

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