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Evidence-based practice in psychology

Would you explain why evidence-based practice is necessary, and who benefits? What are its strengths and weaknesses? How would a pluralistic approach differ?

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As you briefly explain why evidence-based practice is necessary, and who benefits, I strongly feel that it attempts to unite practitioners and improve overall quality. I also see it as a way to ensure that accountability is reinforced.

In terms of its strengths, I see it as very logical and rational. It also provides an attempt at unification as it offers shared vocabulary and concepts. I feel that it is positive since it embodies a strong research basis and also ensures ethical validation as it also focuses on patients' values, styles, characteristics. Since it is an integration, it allows a holistic approach. It also fosters ...

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Evidence-based practice in psychology is briefly explicated. Sources are also displayed.

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