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spontaneous remission

in psychotherapy, improvement in an individual's conditionwithout professional intervention, often serves as abaseline criterion to compare the effectiveness of therapies.

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September 28th 2021

cross sectional study

a research design based on selecting representative groupswho vary on a particular characteristic; when thecharacteristic is age, this design provides a means ofmaking developmental comparisons.