Jousting with straw men: comment on Westen, Novotny, and Thompson-Brenner (2004).

@article{Weisz2005JoustingWS,
  title={Jousting with straw men: comment on Westen, Novotny, and Thompson-Brenner (2004).},
  author={John R Weisz and V. Robin Weersing and Scott W. Henggeler},
  journal={Psychological bulletin},
  year={2005},
  volume={131 3},
  pages={418-26, discussion 427-33}
}
Empirically supported treatments (ESTs) do not cure every patient, and the randomized trial is not a flawless methodology. Upon these often-noted and widely accepted points, D. Westen, C. M. Novotny, and H. Thompson-Brenner (2004a; see record 2004-15935-005) built a critique of ESTs and EST research. However, important work developing effective, clinically relevant treatments for serious problems was omitted from the Westen et al. (2004a) review. Little documentation was offered for the… CONTINUE READING

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