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What is an empirically supported treatment manual? What is empirically validated treatment? What are some pros and cons to using empirically validated treatment?

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What is an empirically supported treatment manual? What is empirically validated treatment? What are some pros and cons to using empirically validated treatment?

Empirical research has to do with actual studies carried out to create theory-based content for the field. In DSM-IV-TR and its up coming edition, everything is documented as classifications of psychological conditions and their five distinct axis assignments, as well as guidelines for treatments, differential diagnosis etc. All of these diagnostic criteria have been determined practice wise.

Without the use of empirical findings in the field of ...

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Empirically validated treatments based on manuals are discussed.

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