The Handbook of Research Methods in Clinical Psychology presents a comprehensive and contemporary treatment of research methodologies used in clinical psychology. Topics discussed include experimental and quasi-experimental designs, statistical analysis, validity, ethics, cultural diversity, and the scientific process of publishing. Written by leading researchers, the chapters focus on specific applications of research into psychopathology, assessment and diagnosis, therapy, and interventions for both child and adult populations. Special attention is also given to research into professional issues, prevention, and promotion. Research vignettes describe exemplary projects illustrating the essential elements of the research topics. In addition, the editors outline a research agenda for clinical psychologists that demonstrates the exciting future for the field. This handbook coherently illustrates the range of research methodologies used in clinical psychology and is a vital resource for both students and scholars who wish to expand their knowledge. Covers basic methodologies as well as specific applications of research designs. Includes research vignettes that describe exemplary studies and illustrate the essential elements of the research topics. Contains chapters written by active researchers in the field. Outlines a research agenda for clinical psychologists that demonstrates the exciting future for the field. Now available in full text online via xreferplus, the award-winning reference library on the web from xrefer. For more information, visit www.xreferplus.comcross-sectional designs, 216a17 ethical issues, 53a8, 61a8 ethnic minority studies, 381a2 factorial design, 93, 96, 104 group ... 13a30 see also experimental design and studies; quasi-experimental design; single-case design; structural equation ... 220, 232 stress-diathesis model, 355a6 see also experimental psychopathology Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of ... policy re: cultural issues, 388 potential revisions, 426a7 strengths and weaknesses, 341a2 diagnostic assessment, 9, anbsp;...
|Title||:||Handbook of Research Methods in Clinical Psychology|
|Author||:||Michael Roberts, Stephen S. Ilardi|
|Publisher||:||John Wiley & Sons - 2008-04-15|