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Methodological Issues and Strategies in Clinical Research

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ISBN-10: 1557989591

ISBN-13: 9781557989598

Edition: 3rd 2003

Authors: Alan E. Kazdin, American Psychological Association Staff

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Description:

The third edition of this resource is intended to assist students and professionals in increasing their mastery of the range of methodological approaches available with which to examine clinical issues and phenomena. It features 21 new articles and significantly revised introductory material.
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Book details

List price: $39.95
Edition: 3rd
Copyright year: 2003
Publisher: American Psychological Association
Publication date: 11/15/2002
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 911
Size: 7.00" wide x 9.75" long x 2.25" tall
Weight: 4.246
Language: English

Contributors
Preface
Introduction: Overview and Background
Methodology: What It Is and Why It Is So Important
Unified Psychology
Beginning the Research Process
Research Ideas
Getting Out of Our Conceptual Ruts: Strategies for Expanding Conceptual Frameworks
Toward Terminological, Conceptual, and Statistical Clarity in the Study of Mediators and Moderators: Examples From the Child-Clinical and Pediatric Psychology Literatures
Foci of Research
In Defense of External Invalidity
When Small Effects Are Impressive
Methods: Principles and Practices
Sampling Participants and Conditions
Random Sampling, Randomization, and Equivalence of Contrasted Groups in Psychotherapy Outcome Research
Stimulus Sampling in Clinical Research: Representative Design Reviewed
Ethnicity and Underrepresented Groups
Science, Ethnicity, and Bias: Where Have We Gone Wrong?
Ethnic Representation in a Sample of the Literature of Applied Psychology
Assessment
Developing Measures
Constructing Validity: Basic Issues in Objective Scale Development
Reliability, Validity, and Utility
Clinical Applications of Analogue Behavioral Observation: Dimensions of Psychometric Evaluation
Psychological Testing and Psychological Assessment: A Review of Evidence and Issues
Measurement Among Different Samples
Methodological Issues in Assessment Research With Ethnic Minorities
Data Analysis, Evaluation, and Interpretation
Background and Underpinnings of Data Analyses
On the Origins of the .05 Level of Statistical Significance
Hypothesis Validity of Clinical Research
Things I Have Learned (So Far)
Null Hypotheses and Statistical Significance Testing
A Power Primer
Statistical Significance Testing and Cumulative Knowledge in Psychology: Implications for Training of Researchers
One Cheer for Null Hypothesis Significance Testing
The Proof of the Pudding: An Illustration of the Relative Strengths of Null Hypothesis, Meta-Analysis, and Bayesian Analysis
Special Topics in Clinical Research
Treatment Evaluation: Efficacy and Effectiveness
Research on Psychotherapy Efficacy and Effectiveness: Between Scylla and Charybdis?
Are Results of Randomized Controlled Trials Useful to Psychotherapists?
Improving the Transition From Basic Efficacy Research to Effectiveness Studies: Methodological Issues and Procedures
The Role of Method in Treatment Effectiveness Research: Evidence From Meta-Analysis
Evaluation in Clinical Work
Outcome Assessment: From Conceptualization to Implementation
Single-Participant Research Design: Bringing Science to Managed Care
Drawing Valid Inferences From Case Studies
Efficacy and Specific Effects Data on New Treatments: A Case Study Strategy With Mixed Anxiety-Depression
Expanding Outcome Assessment and Domains
Clinical Significance: Measuring Whether Interventions Make a Difference
Toward the Incorporation of Costs, Cost-Effectiveness Analysis, and Cost-Benefit Analysis Into Clinical Research
Ethics in Research
Guidelines and Codes
Ethical Principles of Psychologists and Code of Conduct
Moral Foundations in Research with Human Participants
Special Topics and Issues
Ethical Transgressions of Psychology Graduate Students: Critical Incidents With Implications for Training
Reflections on Determining Authorship Credit and Authorship Order on Faculty-Student Collaborations
Publication and Communication of Research
Connecting Assessment, Research Design, and Conclusions
Statistical Methods in Psychology Journals: Guidelines and Explanations
Journal Publication
Preparing and Evaluating Research Reports
Writing a Review Article for Psychological Bulletin
Perspectives on Methodology
Methodology: General Lessons to Guide Research
Index
About the Editor