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An evaluation and justification of two pros and two cons of evidence-based practice, specifically referencing the current state of the psychotherapy field with regard to (evidence-based practice) EBP.

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[Provide] an evaluation and justification of two pros and two cons of evidence-based practice; specifically referencing the current state of the psychotherapy field with regard to (evidence-based practice) EBP.

Langer & Langer (2009) provide two pros for evidence-based medical practices (EBMP): (1) scientific methods are subjected to scientific scrutiny as opposed to uninformed opinions, and (2) EBMP offers practitioners a philosophy that is compatible with best practices outlined in the APA professional code of ethics. However, studies appear to suggest more "cons" associated with EBMP than pros. For instance, Dongier (2001) explains that the classic tools of evidence-based management (EBP) in psychiatry are randomized clinical trials (RCTs), and Meta analyses that have the objective of drawing general conclusions. The goal is to select and train ...

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This solutin discusses the pros and cons associated with evidence-based practices.

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