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Introduction to Psychology 11th Edition

Introduction to Psychology (11th Edition)

Book Edition11th Edition
PublisherCengage Learning
Section 15.1: An Overview of Abnormal Behavior
Section 15.2: Anxiety Disorders and Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder
Section 15.3: Substance-Related Disorders
Section 15.5: Treatment of Mental Illness
Chapter 15, Section 15.5, Review Questions , Exercise 4
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According to a meta-analysis, how effective is psychotherapy for treating psychological disorders?

(a) It produces benefits for almost all people in treatment.

(b) The average person in treatment benefits more than 80 percent of people not in treatment.

(c) It produces benefits only for a few disorders, such as phobia.

(d) It is no more effective than a placebo.

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