Research Methods in Clinical Psychology - An Introduction for Students & Practitioners 2e
October 2002, ©2002
Chris Barker, Nancy Pistrang and Robert Elliott provide a balanced account of both qualitative and quantitative methods within a framework of methodological pluralism -fitting the method to the research question. This new edition presents many new methods that have developed over the last decade, alongside the more traditional approaches.
Perspectives on Research
Doing the Groundwork
Foundations of Quantitative Measurement
Foundations of Qualitative Methods
Foundations of Design
The Participants: Sampling and Ethics
Analysis, Interpretation and Dissemination
Substantive chapters include more illustrative examples, particularly related to practice
Chapters begin with an outline of aims and content, and end with summary and key points
Qualitative methods are increasingly important, and are dealt with in a separate chapter
Counselling is less emphasised as a separate process, but the importance of clinical health psychology is recognised with more material than in the first edition
- Includes case studies, chapter summaries, annotated further reading, a glossary of key terms, and Web-based extra material for seminars, practice evaluation, etc. to aid teaching and learning.
- Chapters begin with an outline of aims and content, and end with summary and key points.