Publisher description for Psychotherapy : practice, research, policy / edited by Gary R. Vandenbos.


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VandenBos examines the impact of mental health services and provides data about the effectiveness, cost-benefit research, political contexts, and the means of evaluating psychotherapy. Psychotherapy is viewed as a marketplace, the literature on it is reviewed, and its role in policy implementation is considered.

'...I still heartily recommend this volume. Researchers, practitioners, and interdisciplinarians in the social sciences will find this book informative and instructive.' -- Contemporary Psychology, Vol 27, No 3, 1982


Library of Congress subject headings for this publication:
Psychotherapy -- United States.
Psychotherapy -- Research -- United States.
Mental health policy -- United States.
Psychotherapy -- Evaluation -- United States.
Psychotherapy.