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The psychometric approach is most closely associated with _______. (a) psychodynamic theories (b)...

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The psychometric approach is most closely associated with _____.

(a) psychodynamic theories

(b) humanistic theories

(c) trait theories

(d) social-cognitive theories.

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The approach to treatment, intervention and therapy is different among clinicians who practice due to education background, their training and beliefs, the nature of the mental illness in the patient and the time constraints for the sessions. Some therapies may take longer to take effect than others.

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The correct answer is (c) trait theories. Psychometrics uses scales to determine subjective matter like if a person is severely anxious or depressed...

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