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Based on the article Mental Health: Does therapy help? (1995, November) consumer reports 734-739
1. Give a summary on article
2. What would you change about the article?
3. Based on what you change what you expect to happen? Do you agree or disagree?

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The solution provides information, assistance and advise in tackling the task (see above) of summarizing and the providing a critique of an article on mental health. Full bibliographic information on the article is provided, including a link to it online. An outline is suggested and resources provided to further explore the topic and the article.

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The solution below should get you started. In this particular task, you are being asked to present a review of an article which means that you would have to have read the material, come to understand it, and provide a critique about it. An outline should help, based on the questions you have:

1. Article Particulars
2. Summary - 150 words
3. Elements you will change (concentrate on 2) - 100 words
4. Change and expectations as well as opinion - 100 words

Article Review

- Title: Does Therapy Help?
- Author: Editorial Staff
- Publication: Consumer Reports, Vol. 60, pages 734-739
- Date: November, 1995
- URL: http://ismaelgonzalez.com/pdf/Does_therapy_help.pdf


The Article is an editorial overview of psychotherapy, a representation of the perception on therapy and mental health and the advancements achieved as far as the year 1995. The Consumer Reports team undertook a groundbreaking survey to see if psychotherapy really works for the purpose of helping those who wish to undertake the same sort of help with the best care options possible. Their survey analysed the response of around 4,000 of their ...

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