Hexbyte  Hacker News  Computers Have we overestimated the effectiveness of psychotherapy?

Hexbyte Hacker News Computers Have we overestimated the effectiveness of psychotherapy?

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By Christian Jarrett Most people who undertake psychotherapy seem to benefit from it. How do we know? Arguably, the most important evidence comes from meta-analyses that combine the results from many – sometimes hundreds – of randomly controlled trials. Based on this, it’s been estimated that psychotherapy is effective for about 80 per cent of people…