Handbook of Research Methods in Clinical Psychology. Blackwell Handbooks of Research Methods in Psychology

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  • 468 Pages
  • John Wiley and Sons Ltd
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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.

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List of Contributors.

Part I Clinical Psychology Research.

1 Research Methodology and Clinical Psychology: An Overview. (Michael C. Roberts and Stephen S. Ilardi).

2 Addressing Validity Concerns in Clinical Psychology Research. (Michael S. Finger and Kevin L. Rand).

3 The Scientific Process and Publishing Research. (Michael C. Roberts, Keri J. Brown, and Julianne M. Smith–Boydston).

4 Ethical Considerations in Clinical Psychology Research. (William A. Rae and Jeremy R. Sullivan).

Part II Research Designs.

5 Evaluating Treatment Efficacy With Single–Case Designs. (Cynthia M. Anderson and Christine Kim).

6 Design and Analysis of Experimental and Quasi–Experimental Investigations. (Andrea Follmer Greenhoot).

7 The Analysis of Correlational Data . (Charles M. Judd and Melody S. Sadler).

8 Structural Equation Modeling in Clinical Psychology Research. (Samuel B. Green and Marilyn S. Thompson).

9 Qualitative Methods in Psychological Research. (Gloria L. Krahn and Michelle Putnam).

10 Basic Principles of Meta–Analysis. (Joseph A. Durlak).

Part III Topics of Research.

11 Research Methods for Developmental Psychopathology. (Eric M. Vernberg and Edward J. Dill).

Vignette: Research Methods for Developmental Psychopathology. (Anne K. Jacobs).

12 Adult Experimental Psychopathology. (John P. Kline, Steven D. LaRowe, Keith F. Donohue, Jennifer Minnix, and Ginette C. Blackhart).

Vignette: Adult Experimental Psychopathology. (Anne K. Jacobs).

13 Child and Adolescent Assessment and Diagnosis Research. (Paul J. Frick and Amy H. Cornell).

Vignette: Child and Adolescent Assessment and Diagnostic Research. (Anne K. Jacobs).

14 Adult Clinical Assessment and Diagnosis Research: Current Status and Future Directions. (Thomas E. Joiner, Jr., and Jeremy W. Pettit).

Vignette: Adult Clinical Assessment and Diagnosis. (Anne K. Jacobs).

15 Therapy and Interventions Research with Children and Adolescents. (Ric G. Steele and Michael C. Roberts).

Vignette: Therapy and Interventions Research with Children, Youth, and Families. (Anne K. Jacobs).

16 Therapy and Interventions Research with Adults. (Anne D. Simons and Jennifer E. Wildes).

Vignette: Therapy and Interventions Research with Adults. (Anne K. Jacobs).

17 Research in Prevention and Promotion. (George C. Tremblay and Barbara Landon).

Vignette: Research in Prevention and Promotion. (Anne K. Jacobs).

18 Research in Ethnic Minority Communities: Cultural Diversity Issues in Clinical Psychology. (Yo Jackson).

Vignette: Research in Ethnic Minority Communities. (Anne K. Jacobs).

19 Investigating Professional Issues in Clinical Psychology. (Michael C. Roberts, Jodi L. Kamps, and Ephi J. Betan).

Vignette: Investigating Professional Issues in Clinical Psychology. (Anne K. Jacobs).

20 Reflections on the Future of Clinical Psychological Research. (Stephen S. Ilardi and Michael C. Roberts).

Index.

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