Understanding and evaluating research in applied clinical settings [electronic resource] /
George A. Morgan, Jeffrey A. Gliner, Robert J. Harmon ; in collaboration with Helena Chmura Kraemer, Nancy L. Leech, Jerry J. Vaske.
Mahwah, N.J. : Lawrence Erlbaum Associates, 2006.
xiv, 367 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
0805853316 (cloth : alk. paper), 0805853324 (paper : alk. paper), 9780805853315 (cloth : alk. paper), 9780805853322 (paper : alk. paper)
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Mahwah, N.J. : Lawrence Erlbaum Associates, 2006.
0805853316 (cloth : alk. paper)
0805853324 (paper : alk. paper)
9780805853315 (cloth : alk. paper)
9780805853322 (paper : alk. paper)
Licensed for access by U. of T. users.
contents note
Framework and sample studies -- Definition, purposes, and dimensions of research -- A tale of two paradigms: quantitative and qualitative -- Ethical problems and principles in human research -- Ethical issues related to publishing and reviewing -- Research problems and variables -- Measurement and descriptive statistics -- Measurement reliability -- Measurement validity -- Data collection techniques -- Quantitative research approaches -- Research question and hypotheses -- Quasi-experimental designs -- Randomized experimental designs -- Single-subject designs -- General design classifications -- Internal validity -- Sampling and population external validity -- Evaluating the validity of a research study -- Introduction to inferential statistics and hypothesis testing -- Problems with null hypothesis significance testing (NHST) -- Using effect sizes and confidence intervals to interpret the results of a statistical test -- Selection of inferential statistics -- Single-factor between-groups designs -- Single-factor repeated-measures designs -- Basic associational designs -- The chi-square test and accompanying effect size indices -- Between-groups factorial designs -- Pretest-posttest comparison group designs -- Use and interpretation of multiple regression -- Logistic regression and discriminant analysis -- Selection and use of inferential statistics -- Interpretation of alpha, factor analysis, and principal components analysis -- Levels of evidence for evidence-based practice -- Meta-analysis -- Effect sizes and clinical significance -- Framework for a comprehensive evaluation of the research validity of a study -- Evaluations of four sample articles -- Appendix A. Research validity evaluation form -- Appendix B. Completed research validity evaluation form -- Appendix C. Comparative numerical evaluations of the four sample studies -- Appendix D. Confusing terms.
general note
Based on the textbook Research methods in applied settings / Jeffrey A. Gliner and George A. Morgan. 2000.
Revisions of articles previously published in the Journal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry.
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 344-350) and indexes.

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