Studies Designed to Test Whether a Specific Therapy-Whether It Be
Studies designed to test whether a specific therapy-whether it be a psychological therapy or a biological therapy-reduces psychopathology in individuals who receive it are called ________ studies.
Dr.Wayne and his associates developed a new therapy for anxiety.In their research, they had participants who met the criteria for generalized anxiety disorder (GAD).Group 1 received no treatment while Group 2 received the newly developed treatment for GAD.In this example, Dr.Wayne and his associates most likely used a ________ group.
B)wait list control
The participants in a wait list control group receive the treatment:
A)before the experimental group.
B)at the same time as the experimental group.
C)at a later time than the experimental group.
D)before and after the experimental group.
Lee participated in a study that involved the treatment of obsessive-compulsive symptoms.The researchers assessed Lee with others who were participating in the study.However, he received the treatment several weeks later, once the study was complete.Lee most likely was part of a(n)________ group.
D)wait list control