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Objectivity in Emprical Research & Psychotheraphy

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The label "objective" is typically used only in reference to empirical evidence. Why is this typical?

The APA Task Force bases its definition of evidence-based practice on the conception formulated by the Institute of Medicine. What is this definition and what is the relevance or irrelevance to psychotherapy?

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1. The label "objective" is typically used only in reference to empirical evidence.  Why is this typical?

Simply put, empirical evidence from scientific research is labeled as objective because it should be void of any subjectivity or bias. Evidence in an empirical study should remain the same regardless of the researcher. The term "objective" typically refers to the procedures and methods of an empirical study, as well as its evidence. ...

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The label "objective" is typically used only in reference to empirical evidence. Why is this typical?

The APA Task Force bases its definition of evidence-based practice on the conception formulated by the Institute of Medicine. What is this definition and what is the relevance or irrelevance to psychotherapy?

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