Handbook of Research Methods in Clinical Psychology

Handbook of Research Methods in Clinical Psychology

by Philip C. Kendall, James Neal Butcher
     
 

This indispensable book provides diverse perspectives on the role of research in clinical psychology and a comprehensive collection of theoretical and methodological models that spans the spectrum of clinical research. Revised and updated, this Second Edition contains a preeminent cast of contributors who cover all the relevant aspects of and tactics for conducting

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This indispensable book provides diverse perspectives on the role of research in clinical psychology and a comprehensive collection of theoretical and methodological models that spans the spectrum of clinical research. Revised and updated, this Second Edition contains a preeminent cast of contributors who cover all the relevant aspects of and tactics for conducting clinical research, and includes:
* Expanded coverage of specific methodological issues in all aspects of clinical research.
* Focus chapters on specific methods and topics.
* Updated chapters on new areas of research.
* Discussions of research issues relevant to special populations such as children, older adults, and families. Acclaim for the Handbook of Research Methods in Clinical Psychology.
"Kendall and Butcher have undertaken the monumental task of presenting...contemporary strategies and tactics of clinical research and have succeeded beyond any reasonable hope." —David H. Barlow on the First Edition

"The first edition of this edited volume is almost a classic...I would predict that the second edition will...receive high marks in the professional psychology community." —Lewis R. Aiken, PhD

"Kendall and Butcher have made a substantial contribution to research in clinical psychology . . . [and] a cornerstone among reference works for our science and profession in the coming years."—Contemporary Psychology on the First Edition

Editorial Reviews

From the Publisher
"this structure makes it likely that the book will continue to be used as a primary reference guide for research methodology, it is an invaluable addition to individual or university libraries." (Behavior Research and Therapy, 2002)

"...it is an invaluable addition to individual or university libraries..." (Behaviour Research and Therapy, No.40 2002)

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780471079804
Publisher:
Wiley, John & Sons, Incorporated
Publication date:
04/28/1982
Series:
Personality Processes Series
Pages:
728
Product dimensions:
7.09(w) x 9.45(h) x (d)

Meet the Author

Philip C. Kendall, PhD, ABPP, is Professor of Psychology and Head of the Division of Clinical Psychology at Temple University, where he also serves as Director of the Child and Adolescent Anxiety Disorders Clinic. He is the editor of the Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology, coauthor of numerous books, and an alumnus of Old Dominion University and Virginia Commonwealth University, where he completed his doctoral training in clinical psychology.

James N. Butcher, PhD, is Professor of Psychology at the University of Minnesota and has published 36 books and more than 150 articles in the areas of personality assessment, abnormal psychology, and psychotherapy.

Grayson N. Holmbeck, PhD, is currently an Associate Professor of Clinical Psychology at Loyola University of Chicago and associate editor of the Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology.

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