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(p. 3) Introduction 

(p. 3) Introduction
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(p. 3) Introduction
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Alan E. Kazdin

DOI:
10.1093/med:psych/9780195126181.003.0001
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This chapter presents an introduction to the title as a whole. It explores the nature and definitions of psychotherapy, the goals of psychotherapy research, and the social context of who is interested in psychotherapy research. This chapter also presents an outline of the focus of this title, along with summaries of the remaining chapters.

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