PSYC 3430 Chapter Notes - Chapter 4,19,14: Disorganized Schizophrenia, Smooth Pursuit, Perseveration
Decided the treatment program through assessment information and diagnostic decisions. Idiographic data knowing the specific details and background of the patient"s problem. Nomothetic data combining this individual"s information with broad information about the nature and treatment of depression. Treatment plans reflect their theoretical orientations and how they have learned to conduct therapy. Most clinicians value research as a guide to practice. Therapists gather most of their information in the field from colleagues, professional newsletters, workshops, conferences, web sites, books and the like. Empirically supported/evidence-based treatment an ever growing movement in the united states, the united kingdom and else to help clinicians become more familiar with and apply research findings. Biggest problem in determining the effectiveness of treatment is the variety and complexity of the treatments currently in use. Therapy outcome studies studies that measure the effects of various treatments. Many researchers consider it wrong to treat all therapies alike.