If two variables, A and B, are related then we can say all of the following except
A) there is a relationship between A and B.
B) some other variable, C, may be causing both A and B.
C) A might be causing B.
D) A causes B.
E) B might be causing A.
According to the text, the case study is a(n) __________ approach used in the investigation of abnormal behaviour.
Which of the following was NOT presented by the text as a criticism of the case study method of investigating abnormal behaviour?
A) The clinician's theoretical background has been shown to influence the information gathered.
B) It does not lead to generation of new hypotheses.
C) It does not employ the scientific method.
D) It cannot demonstrate cause and effect.
E) One cannot be certain of the generalizability of the findings.
Though based on the investigation of an individual subject, the __________ design avoids many of the criticisms of the case study by using experimentally accepted procedures.