DOI: 10.3724/SP.J.1041.2017.00841

Acta Psychologica Sinica (心理学报) 2017/49:6 PP.841-852

Four questions on “evidence” in evidence-based practice in psychotherapy

Few topics in psychotherapy are as controversial as evidence-based practices (EBP). Certain members of the general public and sometimes even professionals use the term "evidence-based" as a form of rhetoric. They reframe the definition of "evidence" in favor of their particular understanding of psychotherapy. This paper focuses on four fundamental questions about the evidence obtained in EBP in psychotherapy, trying to show the multiple framings of "evidence".

Key words:psychotherapy,evidence-based practice,evidence,empirically supported treatment,evidence-based psychotherapy

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