Empirical evidence and psychotherapy: a growing scientific base.

@article{Gabbard2001EmpiricalEA,
  title={Empirical evidence and psychotherapy: a growing scientific base.},
  author={Glen Owens Gabbard},
  journal={The American journal of psychiatry},
  year={2001},
  volume={158 1},
  pages={
          1-3
        }
}
  • G. Gabbard
  • Published 2001
  • Psychology
  • The American journal of psychiatry
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