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1

Experts who support _________ outcome research prefer studies involving clinical trials, while those who prefer __________ outcome research focus on studies that are correlational or quasi-experimental in nature.

  • Efficacy
  • Effectiveness

2

Seligman (1995) supports ___________ studies, stating that _________ studies "omit too many crucial elements of what is actually done in the field," (i.e., the generalizability of the results is limited).

  • Effectiveness
  • Efficacy

3

Jacobson and Christensen (1996) propose that both types of studies are useful. They say __________ studies are most useful for establishing whether or not a treatment has an effect, while __________ studies are best for assessing clinical utility.

  • Efficacy
  • Effectiveness

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