The patients that were diagnosed with neuroses where

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patients that were diagnosed with “neuroses”. The patients that were diagnosed with neuroses where never treated and became Landis’s base line for spontaneous recovery. Denker studied disability claims based on all types of neuroses. He looked at 500 claims. All 500 were all disabled; they all could not work for at least 3 months. So his study showed that people receiving disability prolonged the process of recovery. Eysenck found that in his 1952 article that psychotherapy does help people. Both Landis and Denker showed otherwise in two completely independent studies that 72% of neurotics will show spontaneous recovery or improvement without any psychotherapy at all. The results of 19 other studies were showed that 66% that had finished psychotherapy improved. So over all, all the data that was given in this article there was no proof that psychotherapy helps. More studies have to be done. I have learned that baselines are extremely valuable in experimental studies. I need to know what I am evaluating and how I will engage it.
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