Handbook of Research Methods in Abnormal and Clinical Psychology

Handbook of Research Methods in Abnormal and Clinical Psychology

by Dean McKay
     
 

The Handbook of Research Methods in Abnormal and Clinical Psychology presents a diverse range of areas critical to any researcher or student entering the field. It provides valuable information on the foundations of research methods, including validity in experimental design, ethics, and statistical methods. The contributors discuss design and instrumentation for… See more details below

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The Handbook of Research Methods in Abnormal and Clinical Psychology presents a diverse range of areas critical to any researcher or student entering the field. It provides valuable information on the foundations of research methods, including validity in experimental design, ethics, and statistical methods. The contributors discuss design and instrumentation for methods that are particular to abnormal and clinical psychology, including behavioral assessment, psychophysiological assessment and observational methods. They also offer details on new advances in research methodology and analysis, such as meta-analysis, taxometric methods, item response theory, and approaches to determining clinical significance. In addition, this volume covers specialty topics within abnormal and clinical psychology from forensic psychology to behavior genetics to treatment outcome methods.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
2901412916300
Publisher:
SAGE Publications
Publication date:
01/28/2008
Edition description:
New Edition

Table of Contents

Preface
Section I: Introduction/Overview
Chapter 1: General Introductory Chapter - Dean McKay
Chapter 2: The Ethics of Informed Consent for Research in Clinical and Abnormal Psychology - Celia Fisher & Adam Fried
Chapter 3: Internal and External Validity in Clinical Research - Steven Taylor & Gordon Asmundson
Chapter 4: Statistical Conclusion and Construct Validity in Experimental and Quasi-Experimental Designs - Melanie Moretz & Dean McKay
Section II: Foundations of Design and Analysis
Chapter 5: Experimental Psychopathology - Bunmi Olatunji , Matt Feldner, Ellen Leen-Feldner, & John Forsyth
Chapter 6: Analog Research - Derek R. Hopko & Carl Lejuez
Chapter 7: Correlation Methods/Regression Models - Leona Aiken & Steven West
Section III: Fundamental Issues in Clinical and Abnormal Psychology
Chapter 8: Diagnosis - Elizabeth Nosen & Sheila Woody
Chapter 9: Behavioral Assessment - Stephen Haynes, Catherine Pinson, Dawn Yoshioka, & Karen Kloezeman
Chapter 10: Observational Methods - Frank Gresham, Clayton R. Cook, S. Dean Crews, & Ramón Barreras
Chapter 11: Psychophysiological Research Methods - Frank Andrasik
Chapter 12: Psychological Tests and Measures - Thomas Hogan
Chapter 13: Programmatic Research on Basic Psychopathology - Jon Abramowitz & Stephen P. Whiteside
Chapter 14: Treatment Deployment - Michael A. Southam-Gerow, A. Aukahi Austin, & Alyssa M. Hershberger
Section IV: Methodological Advances and Data Analysis
Chapter 15: Meta-Analytic Approaches To Abnormal And Clinical Research - Dean McKay
Chapter 16: Confirmatory Factor Analysis/Structural Equation Modeling - Rick Hoyle
Chapter 17: Qualitative Data Analysis - Larry Davidson
Chapter 18: Item Response Theory and Rasch Models - Joanne Gorin & Susan Embretson
Chapter 19: Taxometric Methods - Anthony Richey & Jill M. Holm-Denoma, Roman Kotov , Norman B. Schmidt & Thomas Joiner
Chapter 20: Statistical Equivalence Testing - Warren Tryon
Chapter 21: Assessment and analysis of clinically significant change - Paula Truax & Jay Thomas
Chapter 22: Small samples and N-of-1 designs - Mathew Nock, Bethany D. Michel, and Valerie Photos
Chapter 23: Treatment integrity and treatment competence - Art Nezu & Christine Maguth Nezu
Section V: Topics in Clinical and Abnormal Psychology
Chapter 24: Methods of Information Processing Research - Amy Wenzel
Chapter 25: Forensic Psychology - Barry Rosenfeld & Debbie Green
Chapter 26: Research with Children & Adolescents - Brian Chu
Chapter 27: Geropsychology - Forrest Scogin
Chapter 28: Cross-Cultural Research in Clinical and Abnormal Psychology - Sunita Stewart
Chapter 29: Multi-Cultural research - Fons van de Vijver & Junko Tanaka-Matsumi
Chapter 30: Health Psychology - Kathleen Schiaffino & Jessica McIlvane
Chapter 31: Methods and Data Analysis in Behavior Genetics - Kerry Jang, Sonia Handa, & Roseann M. Larstone
Chapter 32: Therapy outcome - Megan E. Spokas, Thomas L. Rodebaugh, & Richard G. Heimberg

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