Evidence and Non-Evidence Based Treatment Options

Prior to beginning work on this discussion, please read both “Limitations to Evidence-Based Practice” and “Rationale and Standards of Evidence-Based Practice,”and listen to the Case Studies in Non-evidence Based Treatment Part One. 

For your initial post, you will choose one of the case studies from this week’s audio file selection on which to base your remarks. Based on the available information, evaluate the symptoms and presenting problems for the patient in the chosen case study and propose a provisional diagnosis. Describe one evidence-based treatment for this diagnosis and provide a rationale for your choice. Research at least two peer-reviewed articles to support your evidence-based treatment selection.

References:

Brewer, S., Cervantes, E., & Simpelo, V. (2014). Case studies in non-evidence-based treatment: Part one [Audio file]. College of Health and Human Services, Ashford University: San Diego, CA.

Maier, T. (2012). Limitations to evidence-based practice. In P. Sturmey & M. Hersen (Series Eds.). Handbook of evidence-based practice in clinical psychology: Vol. 2. Adult disorders. Hoboken, N.J.: John Wiley & Sons.

Mudford, O. C., McNeill, R., Walton, L., & Phillips, K. J. (2012). Rationale and standards of evidence-based practice. In P. Sturmey & M. Hersen (Series Eds.), Handbook of evidence-based practice in clinical psychology: Vol. 1. Child and adolescent disorders. Hoboken, N.J.: John Wiley & Sons.

 

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