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    What is an example of a theoretical approach in clinical psychology that is difficult to research? Explain why.

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    Theories are an attempt to explain a certain class of phenomena by deducing them as necessary consequences or other phenomena regarded as more primitive and less in need of explanation. There are different theoretical approaches in clinical psychology; humanistic, psychodynamic, psychoanalysis, cognitive, behavioral, and cognitive-behavioral. Approaches have been tested over and over for years. One way to test an approach is through research. Research is a systematic investigation to establish facts or principles or to collect information on a subject. Test subjects used to collect the information are everyday human beings. One of the more difficult theories to conduct successful research on is biopsychosocial.

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    This solution goes through an example of a theoretical approach in clinical physiology that is difficult to research.