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Research Methods in Clinical Psychology: An Introduction for Students and Practitioners, 2nd Edition

Research Methods in Clinical Psychology: An Introduction for Students and Practitioners, 2nd Edition

Chris Barker, Nancy Pistrang, Robert Elliott

ISBN: 978-0-471-49089-0

Oct 2002

300 pages

Description

A completely revised and updated edition of an established and respected text, this is a concise and accessible review of the thoughts and methods that relate to undertaking research and clinical treatment. Written with the scientist-practitioner in mind, this text places a strong emphasis on the evaluation of research, which is very important to evidence-based practice.

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Introduction

Perspectives on Research

Doing the Groundwork

Foundations of Quantitative Measurement

Foundations of Qualitative Methods

Self-report Methods

Observation

Foundations of Design

Small-N Designs

The Participants: Sampling and Ethics

Evaluation Research

Analysis, Interpretation and Dissemination

Epilogue

References

Index
  • 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.