Improving professional psychological practice through an increased repertoire of research methodologies: Illustrated by the development of MOL.

  title={Improving professional psychological practice through an increased repertoire of research methodologies: Illustrated by the development of MOL.},
  author={Timothy A. Carey and Sara Tai and Warren Mansell and Vyv Huddy and Robert Griffiths and Richard S. Marken},
  journal={Professional Psychology: Research and Practice},
  • T. Carey, S. Tai, R. Marken
  • Published 1 June 2017
  • Psychology
  • Professional Psychology: Research and Practice
Mental health problems present an increasing global disease burden making the development of effective and efficient psychological treatments an urgent public health priority. Despite the continued proliferation of treatments and large numbers of randomized controlled trials (RCTs), evidence suggests that pre-post effect sizes have been decreasing over time not increasing. Promoting RCTs as a gold standard of evidence has not been a useful strategy for advancing progress in the development of… 
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