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

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

by Chris Barker, Nancy Pistrang, Robert Elliott
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0471490873

ISBN-13: 9780471490876

Pub. Date: 11/28/2002

Publisher: Wiley

Fully updated to reflect the latest developments, the third edition of Research Methods In Clinical Psychology offers a comprehensive introduction to the various methods, approaches, and strategies for conducting research in the clinical psychology field.

  • Represents the most accessible, user-friendly introduction to conducting and evaluating

Overview

Fully updated to reflect the latest developments, the third edition of Research Methods In Clinical Psychology offers a comprehensive introduction to the various methods, approaches, and strategies for conducting research in the clinical psychology field.

  • Represents the most accessible, user-friendly introduction to conducting and evaluating research for clinical psychologists and related professionals
  • Ideal for students and practitioners who wish to conduct their own research or gain a better understanding of published research
  • Addresses important issues such as philosophical underpinnings of various methodologies, along with socio-political issues that arise in clinical and community settings
  • Step-by-step guidance through all phases of a clinical psychology research project—from initial concept and groundwork, through to measurement, design, analysis, and interpretation
  • Updates to this edition include new or expanded coverage of such topics as  systematic review and literature searching methods, modern psychometric methods, guidance on choosing between different qualitative approaches, and conducting psychological research via the Internet

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780471490876
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
11/28/2002
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
300
Product dimensions:
6.81(w) x 9.78(h) x 0.88(d)

Table of Contents

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

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