Assessment targets

At the end of the chapter, you should ask yourself the following questions:

  • Can I explain the pros and cons of medication and psychological interventions for psychological disorders?
  • Can I explain how researchers evaluate the usefulness of treatments for psychologi­cal disorders?
  • Do I know the basic components of a simple CBT treatment programme?
  • Do I understand the principles of ethics and conduct that psychologists should adhere to when delivering psychological therapies?